Matt Welch on Whether Free Market Advocates Are Losing the Battle of Ideas


In the never-ending battle of political and philosophical ideas, the facts on the ground—current government policy and the way we talk about it—would seem to indicate that the limited government, individual freedom side of the debate is losing the argument. Yet as Editor in Chief Matt Welch observes in his column from Reason's June 2012 issue, the battle of ideas is a long slog, with surprising victories awaiting the persistent and defeats facing the complacent.