Money

Economies Do Better Under Democracy
2019-04-18

Does democracy lead to higher economic growth? Or, is it economic growth that fosters the emergence of democratic regimes?... Read more

How High Are Cigarette Taxes in Your State?
2019-04-18

Sin taxes may make the government some extra spending cash, but they end up harming the very Americans they’re meant to help.... Read more

WATCH: UVA Student Calls Out Rep. Beto O’Rourke Over Charitable Donations
2019-04-17

UVA student calls out Rep. Beto O’Rourke for giving less money to charity than college students.... Read more

Arizona Takes Unprecedented Step on the Long Road to Occupational Freedom
2019-04-17

Decentralizing the process and letting the market guide resources is not a call for chaos: It is a call for better regulation.... Read more

Frédéric Bastiat on the Connection between Socialism, Communism, and Protectionism
2019-04-17

Bastiat's words are just as true today as when he wrote them with a quill pen in 19th-century France.... Read more

How Big Government Politicians Cause the Inequality They Claim to Fight
2019-04-16

Inflation is a silent tax: everyone knows it’s there, but not many people feel threatened by it because it seems like it’s under control.... Read more

My Obamacare Nightmare: Yes, the Government Can Terminate Your Healthcare
2019-04-15

In the words of P.J. O’Rouke, if you think health care is expensive now, just wait until it is free.... Read more

“V for Vendetta” Shows How Crises Are Exploited to Destroy Liberty
2019-04-15

The solution is a broad rejection of the “centralizing perspective” that threatens to bring America closer to the dystopian world of 'V for Vendetta'.... Read more

The Leader of the World’s Largest Hedge Fund Says the Economic System That Made Him a Billionaire Is a Threat
2019-04-13

It’s dubious that wages holding steady over time is sufficient reason to declare capitalism a threat to our existence.... Read more

How Teachers Unions Are Like Overbearing Mothers
2019-04-13

Personal choices and commitment can create personal wealth where unions cannot.... Read more

Game of Thrones Might Be the Greatest Advertisement for Capitalism Ever Written
2019-04-12

How did we progress from the poverty of Westeros to modern society?... Read more

The Hidden Costs of the Minimum Wage
2019-04-12

Minimum wage proponents mean well, but the unintended consequences hurt the worst-off the most.... Read more

What Should We Make of Peter Buttigieg’s “Democratic Capitalism”?
2019-04-11

A true believer in individual rights and private property would never sacrifice the free market to the will of the majority.... Read more

Income Is Determined by the Scarcity of Your Contribution, Not the Value of Human Worth
2019-04-11

"When you understand that wages are just measurements of scarcity, deriving from differences in work and people, the absurdity of minimum wage increase... Read more

Does Economic Stability Contribute to Growth?
2019-04-11

For most economic experts the role of central authorities is to make the economy as stable as possible. What do they mean by economic stability? ... Read more