Their pragmatist mindset of “skip the philosophy; just give me the practical tips,” hinders them from becoming better managers.
An introduction to political economy focusing on money, banking and funding of government.
The phantom of “inflation targeting.”
In this talk, law professor Adam Mossoff explains Ayn Rand’s radical justification for intellectual property rights: that all property is — at root — intellectual.
“Socialism, or the reliance on the state for help, stands in antagonism to self-help, or the activity of the individual.”
Restoring Americans’ right to choose their own health care, including the freedom to choose whether and how much to buy, and how to finance, insure and use, means first liberating Americans from ObamaCare.
The corruption of government officials seems to be as old as recorded history.
The fact is, “society” is ultimately made up of individuals who, over centuries of slow and truly enlightened thought and controversy, have come to be considered to possess certain inherent and unalienable rights to life, liberty, and honestly acquired property under an appropriate system of an impartial and unbiased rule of law.
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.
The Inca rulers imposed on almost all in society a compulsory equalitarianism in virtually all things.
America — as the greatest product of Western civilization — is the greatest country in the world. But it cannot remain great unless we understand the causes of its greatness.
Adam Mossoff traces the rise and fall of property rights in America.
Never before in history had a people declared and then established a government based on the principles of the individual’s right to his life, liberty, and property.
Greater monetary freedom would not only give every citizen a legal right to protect and secure his income, wealth and market transactions from abusive mismanagement of the government’s monopoly monetary printing press. It could also serve as a check on the degree of such government abuse.
Nothing Less than Victory provocatively shows that aggressive, strategic military offenses can win wars and establish lasting peace, while defensive maneuvers have often led to prolonged carnage, indecision, and stalemate.
There are widespread complaints today that the “patent system is broken” and that the “smartphone wars” and “patent trolls” are killing innovation. Yet patented innovation has revolutionized our lives today—tablet computers, smartphones and antiviral drugs are just a few of these modern marvels. How to make sense of this contradiction?
Say’s Law of Markets already included the answers to the questions against free markets with which the Keynesians attempted to challenge the efficacy of capitalism a century later.
The task is not to be on some mythical “right side of history,” but to make history reflect the triumph and success of the idea and ideals of human liberty.
Marx saw himself as the sociological and economic analyst of the capitalist epoch through which he was living.
Abortion-rights advocates should not cede the terms “pro-life” and “right to life” to the anti-abortionists. It is a woman’s right to her life that gives her the right to terminate her pregnancy.
Is nature’s inherent dynamism responsible for the climate change of our era? Or are the cause(s) man-made?
Almost 170 years have passed since Frédéric Bastiat’s death, but there are few writers on economic topics that remain as readable or relevant to the issues of our own day.
If you want to lead a successful life, our most urgent advice to you is to reject your professors’ assaults on reason and individualism.
Outside the Washington Beltway, Life Goes on Very Normally
The essential element in government planning is the threat or use of force to make all the others in society conform to political planner’s purposes and intentions.
There is no virtue in restraining the pursuit of profit: profit maximization is moral.
Governments have sold their bonds to fund vote-buying welfare state spending, or expanding bureaucracies with loyal supporters of power-hungry politicians, or on delusional dreams of military power, or colossal public works projects hailing the greatness of the dictatorial or democratically elected leader.