What the Game of Thrones Finale Can Teach Us About Politics Today

As Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn reminds us, the line between good and evil runs through the heart of every person — and a just cause is the most seductive nourishment of baser parts of...
Alexandra Hudson- May 20, 2019

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Antitrust’s Sordid History

As the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 1890 Sherman Antitrust Act approached, Robert Bradley wrote a book that included a chapter on the unseemly interest-group roots of that...
Donald J. Boudreaux- May 20, 2019

Is Big Oil Really Manipulating Market Prices?

A recent study by the California Energy Commission, as reported by the Los Angeles Times, has suggested the state’s high gas prices may be the result of “market manipulation” on the part...
Anthony Gill- May 20, 2019

Are Tariffs Killing People?

All this “winning” in trade with foreign nations — loss of foreign markets and higher taxes for Americans — is becoming extremely costly. There is growing evidence that it is contributing...
Jeffrey A. Tucker- May 20, 2019

The Secret Behind the Success of Avengers Endgame

Avenger’s Endgame became the highest grossing opening weekend in film history. It’s opening weekend shattered expectations by grossing an estimated $350 million in the US alone, and over...
Alexandra Hudson- May 19, 2019

Why Is Brazil So Happy?

Everyone was waiting for me in a delightful restaurant in Sao Paulo, Brazil, but I got delayed because there was a market on the way there. So many beautiful fruits and vegetables, and –...
Jeffrey A. Tucker- May 18, 2019

Two Grand Traditions in Financial History

Before New York acquired its status as the financial center of the world, the honor of that title was reserved for London and, before then, Amsterdam for roughly a century each. The...
Joakim Book- May 17, 2019

The Love the Market Gives

Do you feel unloved today? Maybe my new book can help: The Market Loves You; Why You Should Love It Back. I’m only slightly teasing. The market provides unlimited opportunities to lift...
Jeffrey A. Tucker- May 17, 2019

Multifamily Housing Permits and Starts Rise in April

Housing activity improved in April as starts and permits posted gains. However, details varied widely among the segments and regions. Total housing starts rose to a 1.235 million annual...
Robert Hughes- May 17, 2019

Why Students Are Fleeing the Humanities

University faculty as a whole have made a sharp ideological turn toward the far left in the past two decades — a pattern that is extensively borne out in survey data. In a very short...
Phillip W. Magness- May 16, 2019

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