Health Care Is Not A Right

So long as people believe that socialized medicine is a noble plan, there is no way to fight it.

Let’s Take Back Columbus Day

Western civilization did not originate slavery, racism, warfare, or disease–but with America as its exemplar, that civilization created the antidotes.

The Truth About Climate Change

The small warming that we do have is something to be welcomed and celebrated—not something to be feared or curtailed.

Dealing With Bullies At Work

So how to deal with a workplace bully? The only effective way to do so is to apply appropriate moral principles: rationality, integrity and justice.

The Mystique of State Power

Governments and ideological movements, Rougier explained, wrap themselves in “mystiques” that serve as the rationales for claims to an ethical and legal right to rule.

Altruist Morality Equals Bad Economics

If we embraced the moral code of rational egoism, we would solve all of today’s economic problems … and reach unprecedented human prosperity and flourishing

How To Be a Better Boss

Their pragmatist mindset of “skip the philosophy; just give me the practical tips,” hinders them from becoming better managers.

Ten Years On: Recession, Recovery and the Regulatory State

All that the American economy has gone through over the last decade is not a “crisis of capitalism,” understood as a truly free market, but the crisis of the government managed and manipulated system of economic control, command and accompanying corruption.

Bernie Madoff: Lessons From an Ayn Rand Villain

Madoff was what Ayn Rand would call a second-hander: someone who tries to gain values by pleasing and manipulating others rather than thinking for himself based on observation of facts and supporting himself through productive work.

A Monetary Policy Primer, Part 11: Last-Resort Lending

Forget about monetary policy for a moment or two, and imagine, instead, that you’re back in 6th grade. You and your classmates are about to go on a camping trip, involving some strenuous hiking, and lasting several days.