Presidential Harassment

Presidential Harassment Is a Public Good

– October 10, 2019

Unrelenting scrutiny of any politician is an indisputable public good.

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A Case Against Alarmism

A Case Against Alarmism

– October 8, 2019

As always, both sides need to relax. People are wise. They get it.

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Free Market

The Very Idea of Economic Policy Is Itself Dangerous

– October 4, 2019

You do not want the government to have an economic policy, even a free market one: you should want it to let people be.

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The Term Social is Notoriously Slippery

– October 3, 2019

Why assume that a social problem is by definition something that can only be addressed through the political mechanism or primarily by that route?

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California’s Law on Paid Athletes Is Not a Free Market Reform

– October 2, 2019

A government law that dictates the terms of trade for any organization does not move the ball towards the free market end zone.

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Realignment, Not Upheaval, Defines Our Political Moment

– September 22, 2019

Faced with this situation, individualist liberals have to walk a straight but narrow path. They should continue to uphold and articulate the individualist perspective on politics and society, clearly and simply, while also pursuing the intellectual agenda of exploring those insights and applying them to the contemporary world.

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donate out of love

Do You Donate Out of Fear or Love?

– September 20, 2019

Donors to AIER know that it is not enough to fund the lesser of two evils; we also need to donate to the good to make the world a freer and better place.

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Price Controls Attack the Freedom of Speech

– September 17, 2019

There are few government interventionist policies as likely to disrupt, distort, and imbalance the actions of tens of millions, indeed, hundreds of millions, of people dependent upon each other for the everyday things of life as much as price controls.

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In Markets, Your Vote Counts; in Politics, Not So Much

– September 16, 2019

Democratic voting gives no individual any influence whatsoever over the manner in which he or she is treated, or how he or she fares, in society.

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Face It, We Are All Spoiled

– September 15, 2019

Let’s go easy on the young. There is nothing wrong with being spoiled. We all are. What’s inexcusable is the ignorance that drives us to take it all for granted and utterly fail to understand the source of the greatness of our lives and opportunities.

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What Vexes Small Business More than Taxes and Regulations?

What Vexes Small Business More than Taxes and Regulations?

– September 11, 2019

The depressing data actually amounts to a fantastic opportunity for those who choose to take advantage of it.

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gambling

For Politicians, Bad Ideas are Low Risk and High Reward

– September 10, 2019

Is there any way that they can be held accountable for their bad ideas?

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