Spoiled party kids may have stupid ideas, but they can’t impose them on the rest of us. Politicians can, and do. It’s an important distinction to remember.
Campaign finance rules — and the political incumbents and prosecutor-bullies who manipulate them — are a major threat to our freedom.
Fear is a friend of the state. When people are frightened, they willingly give money and power to politicians and bureaucrats.
If we’re going to sort out which ideas are good and which are bad, everyone must be allowed to speak.
The George Orwell allegory about how noble-sounding revolutions can turn into tyranny resonated with Yeonmi.
When you reward something, you get more of it.
Government intervention in the market has raised the price and lowered the quality of education, housing and healthcare.
Our Drug War creates the carnage that drives poor Latin Americans to abandon their villages and move north.
America became the most innovative and prosperous nation in history because many Americans were adventurous, individualistic people willing to take big risks to discover things that might make life better.
People have long lists of things they think the market can’t possibly do — from building subways to fighting wars. Sometimes, the market does them anyway.