Argentina in Default, Economists Call for Good Faith Negotiations

With Argentina in Default, Economists Call for Good Faith Negotiations

– June 5, 2020

“Argentina’s economic troubles are self-imposed. They are not the fault of its creditors, who just want to be repaid as promised. Any good-faith solution to Argentina’s problems must start by recognizing the real problem: large fiscal deficits.” ~ Nicholas Cachanosky

Devastation Wrought on Small Business

The Devastation Wrought on Small Business

– June 5, 2020

“The brutalism of the initial coronavirus lockdown orders, as well as the soft extension of the quarantine disguised as “Phased Reopenings,” have put SBO’s in an inhumane position. It’s neutered their ability to attract not only patrons, but employees.” ~ Taleed Brown


The Simple Logic of Free Markets and Retaliation

– June 2, 2020

“If the U.S. retaliates against Chinese industrial policy with American industrial policy, both countries end up in the box in the lower left-hand corner – for each, the worst possible outcome.” ~ Donald Boudreaux


Pandemics and the Liberal Path

– May 21, 2020

“What is needed now more than ever is an immediate restoration of free trade, free enterprise, freedom of movement, commercial rights, and human rights.” ~ Jeffrey Tucker


Lord Sumption: The Lockdown Is Without Doubt the Greatest Interference with Personal Liberty in Our History

– May 9, 2020

These have been trying times for those who believe that individuals have a right to work and see one’s loved ones. In a mere few days in March, we watched as many of the rights and principles we believed we could take for granted were swept away at the …


Should Government Go Medieval During Pandemic Disease?

– March 4, 2020

It is high time that Americans stop pretending government can protect everyone, in every possible way, all the time and tell Washington to stop overstepping.


Biodiversity and Prosperity Go Together

– December 16, 2019

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is clear: there is a loss of biodiversity globally. The losses are expected to increase as a result of climate change. As a result, there are some researchers who advance the idea that we may be in t …


Twenty Crazy Beliefs on Economics and Politics

– November 25, 2019

Why do so many American Progressives, fearing that rich people abuse state power, aim to reduce the riches of rich people, instead of the state power that Progressives admit is subject to being abused?Why do so many American Progressives wish to put ev …


Proof That Tariffs Flood the Swamp

– November 13, 2019

Recently talking from the Senate floor, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) candidly acknowledged what most AIER readers have known for a long time: politicians are influenced by special interest groups, and, in many cases, this influence prevents them fro …


We Need More Free-Market Experiments Now

– October 24, 2019

An idea to disrupt cloistered markets, ideologically-induced psychological barriers, and suboptimal policies through radical innovation.


The Solution to Blackouts and Wildfires in California

– October 23, 2019

It is time to liberate electric utility customers and bring innovation back to the once innovative electric utility industry that was pioneered by great inventors and businessmen such as Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse.


How the WeWork Mess Proves that Markets Work

– September 23, 2019

WeWork is one of the most high profile examples of a once high-flying organization that was first humbled, and then dragged back to earth due to internal issues that eventually came to light.