And Secure the Blessings of Liberty

– September 17, 2021

“The government should protect Americans’ lives, liberty and property from foes foreign and domestic, and no more.” ~ Robert E. Wright


Born Unequal: Pondering the Natural Lottery

– September 16, 2021

“Maybe I’m just a dreamer. But I think nonviolence and compassion can motivate a million acts of kindness towards those born with less.” ~ Max Borders


The Best Defense Against Violence

– September 13, 2021

“The more people who are engaged in morality, meaning, and mind control, the fewer people will be looking to politics for their place in the world. And in so doing, they provides just a little more of the best defense against the world’s violence.” ~ Max Borders


The Radical Message of Economics Well-Learned

– September 9, 2021

“I’ve no complaint against economists who craft their public messages in order to avoid a loss of audience. But I do worry that these efforts subtly create in the minds of many such economists unwarranted doubts about the merits of laissez faire.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux


New Jersey: Yet Another Reminder of How Good Americans Have It

– September 8, 2021

“At the very least it’s a reminder that a bad day in the United States is an amazing day most anywhere else. People are in love with what we dismiss. When we lament what’s spectacular we’re just acting spoiled.” ~ John Tamny


Economics in Three I’s: Incentives, Institutions, and Intentions

– September 7, 2021

“Economics is the study of human action and its unintended consequences, and if you take away three Is–Incentives Matter, Institutions Matter, Intentions Don’t Matter (as much as you think)–then you are on the road to wisdom.” ~ Art Carden


Why Almost Nobody Knows Anything about Critical Race Theory

– September 2, 2021

“If we were to dig deeper, a look at biases in human reasoning would provide us with a richer understanding of the costs of sincerely trying to understand CRT and how it is or is not appropriately used at various levels of education.” ~ James E. Hanley

Liberalism’s Enemies

Liberalism’s Enemies

– August 31, 2021

“If we’re going to have to pick a team soon, then, we should no longer be asking whether that team is left or right. We should be asking whether that team is liberal or illiberal.” ~ Max Borders


I, Meal: The Symphonies of Cooperation on Made in a Day

– August 27, 2021

“Airplane meals, tractors, guitars, and whiskey are the products of human design, but they are the products of human design that are parts of a broader symphony of order and cooperation no one mind is composing.” ~ Art Carden


Letters to the Editor

– August 25, 2021

“Writing such letters is an effective means of making important points sharply, and with a much higher prospect – compared to writing a full Op-ed – of being published in prominent venues such as the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and The Economist.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux


A Letter from the Editor

– August 23, 2021

“So join us, starting tomorrow, for what comes next from Great Barrington and AIER. It is my honor to help steer this wonderful ship, and I look forward to sharing our content with all of you.” ~ James R. Harrigan


Book Review: Mark Spitznagel’s Truly Spectacular ‘Safe Haven’

– August 20, 2021

“Mark Spitznagel certainly is not captive to convention, which is why Safe Haven is such a joy. To the author, ‘becoming conventional is self-defeating in this business.’ Amen to that. The world needs more people like Spitznagel, and more books like the one he’s written.” ~ John Tamny