Free Markets

Monday, January 7th, 2019
Uber is not just helping common people by expanding their earning possibilities, it’s also giving folks with disabilities a shot at being more productive and independent, especially now that it's back at testing its self-driving car technology.
Friday, January 4th, 2019

Liberty in its personal, social, and economic aspects cannot be compromised without threatened and actual loss of its essential qualities and a losing of the moorings that protect humanity from the paternalistic and overbearing and tyrannizing state.

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Instead of striving for a theoretical ideal of perfection, markets are supercomputers of epic proportions, leveraging the information and motivation of every individual to make sure the right resources get to the right places at the right time.

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

The Whole Foods brand has grown and Amazon’s stock soared. More importantly, this takeover woke up retail giants such as Kroger, whose stock suffered a great hit following the purchase. So when experts alerted the world early in 2018 that Amazon was going to purchase Target as well, everyone paid attention.

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Amazon has changed the landscape for small retailers in for more interesting ways than a simple narrative can convey.

Monday, December 17th, 2018

For China to crack down on its supposed violators of IP, import US law as its own, permit US courts to enforce it, and acquiesce to every other point demanded by the US, even if these impossibilities were possible, would end in making its economy less free, less productive, and more dangerous for free enterprise.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

The sharing economy has made sharing our private property and time more than acceptable; it’s made it a glamorous occupation. As millennials transform side hustles into how they make a living, yet another aspect of our personal lives is becoming fair game: our closets.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

To save lives by ensuring that large-scale, sophisticated repairs for dilapidated buildings are swiftly and efficiently undertaken, the Cuban government must free the market for capital goods.

Monday, December 10th, 2018

More effective than any government program would have been, the introduction of the internet, increased access to birth control, and the increased awareness that came from a popular TV show obviously helped generations of teens to make better decisions about their own lives.​​​​​​​

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The market provides, even when nobody expects it to. That’s the lesson we’ve learned from Walmart, whose Texas mental health clinic is helping customers in need. 

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The rose-colored tint on the glasses through Michael Lewis views government is vibrant and intense, but for libertarians who want to see real, practical, and attainable change in the near term, Lewis’ arguments are worth taking seriously.

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Unlike public agencies, companies must adapt to make sure their consumers are happy. Otherwise, they go out of business.

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Claiming to be looking after the homeless’ safety, health officials said the food, which is prepared by volunteers at their own homes, is not good enough for people living on the street. After all, home-cooked meals could expose the needy to food-borne illness.

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Amazon's highly coveted HQ2 is probably a good deal for company and cities alike, but for the rest of us, it’s just another frustrating example of what happens when big business and big government join hands.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

The argument that politics is controlled by some of the wealthy and run for their benefit is largely correct, but the conclusion should be that we should restrict their opportunity to do this by limiting politics and government, not that we should expand them.

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

To understand the awesome power of heterogeneity is to adopt a different outlook on society itself. It is to embrace the core liberal claim: society doesn’t need top-down management, because it contains within itself the capacity for its own management.

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Light, as we know it today, is a commodity. That would not have been possible without the institutional prerequisites — freedom to create, own, and exchange — that built the modernity we too often take for granted.

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

No authority can substitute for the activity, creativity, and adaptability of the human mind.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Markets do not fail so much as courage and imaginations do.

Monday, September 17th, 2018

If something is wrong in society, whom should be charged with fixing it? Today, there is a presumption that government should be.

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