Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending
From growth controls to minimum wage laws, Seattle's government is working hard to cut incomes and increase the cost of living.
Taxes and SpendingWorld History
On the 71st Anniversary of the Marshall Plan, let's recall that international wealth redistribution schemes don't work any better than domestic ones.
Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought
There is good reason to study Keynesianism: It helps us understand what the policymakers in government are likely to do in any given circumstance.
Legal SystemU.S. History
Lincoln's disregard for rights of due process was once highly controversial. And the old "we're at war" trick wasn't seen as a convincing excuse.
There is no truly equal way to distribute goods. But capitalism offers a way for more people to benefit from the process of bidding for those goods and services.
BiographiesFree MarketsCalculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
Free MarketsLabor and Wages
So impressive is compensation in the U.S. that even fast food businesses are bidding up wages to compete.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemPrivate Property
There's really no need to do legal gymnastics about religious freedom. A simple respect for property rights solves the problem of forced baking of gay-wedding cakes.
"The greatest fallacy of the classical liberals was their assumption that a constitutionally limited state government was necessary."
Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology