Can Adam Smith Save Gen Z?
A college professor's optimistic take on the younger generation.
Blake Scott Ball | February 20, 2024
Self-Improvement Is Inherently Pro-Liberty
Why the Atomic Habits phenomenon is a good sign for our culture.
Dan Sanchez | February 13, 2024
The Economics of Taylor Swift’s Super Bowl Trip
Even superstars have to think about tradeoffs.
Signè DeWind | February 13, 2024
War Is Not Just a Western Notion
Japanese history illustrates the fact that, when it comes to war, the Far East is no different from the Middle East or whatever is either east or west from wherever you are.
Lawrence W. Reed | January 30, 2024
Taylor Swift Shows Us Why We Need to Shake Off Intellectual Property
There’s nothing wrong with using a phrase someone else came up with. But there is a lot wrong with coercively preventing such use.
Benjamin Seevers | January 30, 2024
American Privilege
Traveling the developing world reveals vast inequality, racism, and sexism—and just how fortunate Americans are.
Scott Beyer | January 15, 2024
The Mouse Is Free: Steamboat Willie and Intellectual Property
Steamboat-era Mickey enters the public domain.
Peter Jacobsen | January 9, 2024
What Many Critics of Child Labor Overlook
Child labor can be fairly brutal, but the alternatives are often far worse.
Kerry McDonald | January 3, 2024
The Market-Driven Superblocks of Southeast Asia
In Jakarta and Bangkok, narrow streets and densely-packed activity result from private spatial negotiations.