Even though most Americans are obviously unhappy with the federal government, many of them don't question the structure of the government itself.
I hear the same complaints about politicians that you do. And while I understand them, the fact is that complaining accomplishes almost nothing.
In his great little book The Law, the 19th-century French libertarian legislator Frederic Bastiat wrote one of the most profound insights on welfare-state socialism ever penned: "The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to l
Thanks, I guess, to books I've written like The Probability Broach and The Gallatin Divergence (both still in print, gift-givers), some readers have accused me of being an historian.
As the pandemic winds down, the U.S. economic system is about to spring back to life. So, it's back to business as usual, right?
Thousands of years ago in 458 BC, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus was hard at work behind his plow on the family farm when a group of Roman Senators showed up with urgent news.
How big should the government be? And what is its proper role in the daily lives of Americans? The Left and Right have opposite answers.
"The iron law of oligarchy" is a political theory, first developed by the German sociologist Robert Michels in his 1911 book, Political Parties.
One of the core principles of statists (i.e., people who look to government to take care of people) is the concept of the "safety net."
Republicans and Democrats Aren't That Different
Threat of Catastrophic War Means World Must Submit to International Authority
Socialism is an intellectual virus, and it's more deadly than the one from Wuhan.
At the post, What You Don't Know About Dr. Tony Fauci, hayekian comments:
Geopolitical strategist and author Peter Zeihan explains how we got to the current state of geopolitics and the changing demographics across the global superpowers that will impact our coming economy.
I have been struggling all week to write an article about Nasty Pelosi, the Sneaker of the House, a sanctimonious old harridan presently wallowing in her seventeenth term, and call it "The Face of Evil".
How do you get a good person to do horrible things? You make him think he is doing good things.
As some cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of other birds, so have minorities nested & hatched their eggs in The Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The American people are being kept divided, distracted, and downtrodden.
Senator Bernie Sanders' call for socialism has resonated among many Americans, particularly young Americans.
A Month More Of Misery Predicted Till The Sun Douses A Politically Timed Epidemic
Steve Bannon is a media executive and political strategist.
A recent Pew Research Center survey finds that only half of American adults think colleges and universities are having a positive effect on our nation.
The United States may be on the verge of a huge leftward shift. Here's what to expect
A considerable spectrum of the liberal West takes the American interpretation of what civilization consists of to be something like an immutable law of nature.
One of the more interesting aspects of the nauseating impeachment trial in the Senate was the repeated vilification of Russia and its President Vladimir Putin.
I don't follow Canadian politics very closely, I rarely advise people to contribute to anything and until Wednesday evening I didn't know who Ezra Levant was.
Paine's words, which greatly inspired our founding, contrast sharply with the America we have come to inhabit.
What do senior government officials really spend their time doing, to earn all the taxpayer money they suck up? Many of them spend significant amounts of time writing, reading, interpreting, and/or overseeing compliance with material
Some years ago, Look, a now-defunct American magazine, published a set of cartoons which attempted to illustrate the basic framework of Friedrich Hayek's Road to Serfdom. We have published them in other essays. We did it here. And here. And…here.
Advanced ancient civilizations are a big topic of interest among researchers, historians, archaeologists, and scientists. Every single year we are gifted with a mysterious find that has us questioning the origins of the human race and imagining the c