How the Closing of the Campus Mind Threatens Freedom

April 6, 2018 Editor 0

Barry Brownstein “Our ignorance is sobering and boundless,” philosopher Karl Popper famously observed. Popper continued with what could be a credo for humble individuals willing to admit the limits of individual knowledge: “With each step forward,

Venezuela Needs Monetary Freedom, and Soon

February 9, 2018 Editor 0

Luis B. Cirocco We’ve heard many excuses from the Venezuelan state: “private property can not be protected under such a system,” and “schools of economics will close because we won’t need economists to control monetary policy,”

Is Freedom a Radical Idea?

January 11, 2018 Editor 0

Sheldon Richman [The following is drawn from my remarks delivered at Libertopia, October 15.] The answer to the question “Is freedom a radical idea” is:  no and yes. Let me explain. Starting with the “no”: 

Real Heroes in Venezuela Fight for Liberty

January 5, 2018 Editor 0

Jorge A. Jraissati, Lawrence W. Reed Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like – Francois de la Rochefoucauld (1613-1680). Heroes for liberty are

The US Needs a Freedom Revival

December 6, 2017 Editor 0

Marc J. Victor It’s so easy to celebrate our “freedoms” with song singing, national holidays, and the obligatory pledging of allegiance to the flag. Don’t get me wrong; I’m happy to say the United States

Freedom and the Fear of Self-Responsibility

August 8, 2017 Editor 0

Richard M. Ebeling Liberty is under a renewed challenge and attack in the contemporary world. From “political correctness” and its accompanying growing totalitarian closed-mindedness at institutions of higher learning in both America and Europe, to