Ludwig von Mises’s Majestic Magnum Opus, Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises’s majestic magnum opus, Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, was published on September 14, 1949. In the nearly seven decades since its appearance, Human Action has come to be recognized as one of the truly great classics of modern economics.

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Free Banking and the Federal Reserve

The record of past “free banking” systems, in which paper currency consisted of competitively supplied...
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Video: The War on Cops by Heather Mac Donald

Since summer 2014, America has been convulsed with a protest movement known as Black Lives Matter, which claims that...
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Free Banking and the Federal Reserve

The record of past “free banking” systems, in which paper currency consisted of competitively supplied banknotes, contradicts the widespread belief that central banks play an essential part in promoting financial stability. Instead, both that record and...

Video: The War on Cops by Heather Mac Donald

Since summer 2014, America has been convulsed with a protest movement known as Black Lives Matter, which claims that police officers are among the greatest threats—if not the greatest threat—to young black males. Heather Mac Donald challenges that narrative,...

Government, Business, and Human Flourishing

If we want to promote human flourishing and avoid human suffering, it is crucial that we challenge the ideal of government ‘redistribution’ of wealth and regulation of the economy and advocate reason, freedom and individual rights instead.

Celebrating Work: A Crucially Important Value

Work is a crucially important value. When productive, work gives us not only the material means of survival and enjoyment of life, but it is also the main source of self-esteem and provides a central purpose that makes the rest of our values achievable by helping prioritize them.

Intellectuals and Society by Thomas Sowell

In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell describes the different forms of the symbiotic relationship that exists between the intellectuals and the politicians. The intellectuals and politicians work together because their goals are closely aligned; they aim to increase the size of the government and take the decision-making powers away from private individuals and organizations.

Defending Oil Pipelines: The Invalid Concept of ‘Social License’

As appeasement and pursuit of ‘social license’ is futile, other oil and pipeline executives should follow Girling’s example and defend their companies on moral grounds for the great value they provide. Governments, for their part, should cease their welfare-destroying climate change policies and focus on protecting individual rights instead.