Ira Stoll is editor of FutureOfCapitalism.com and author of JFK, Conservative.
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Buttigieg urging candidates to "talk about freedom more" is a positive development not just for the Democrats but for the country.
The passengers of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed March 10 had not even been buried before some commentators had identified the cause: deregulation.
It's an inversion of the formula Trump used to get elected by scapegoating illegal immigrants. She's just targeting a different minority group.
Even with all the steps the NFL takes to level the playing field between teams, the Patriots keep rising to the top. It generates some envy, and resentment.
Is it moral to blame a country's problems on a handful of wealthy individuals? Is it a wise political strategy?
John Bogle's life is a reminder that in capitalism you can make a fortune by saving your customers money.
Is it moral to pay higher taxes, even if that hurts employees, consumers, and shareholders? David Brooks seems to thinks so.
Republicans all too often adopt themselves many of the most misguided beliefs of the left. Among these misconceptions: money is inherently corrupt.
America has added about 100,000 yoga instructors, personal trainers, and spin class teachers in the past 14 years or so. That's supply meeting demand.
Censoring politicians' racist, sexist, and abhorrent behavior on social media does a big favor to racist, sexist, and abhorrent politicians.
A billionaire progressive CEO and a dead free-market economist walk into a bar.
The most sensible and effective way to police private college admissions practices isn't litigation or regulation, but competition.
Sometimes a bankruptcy isn't evidence of some hedge fund manager's hubris or humiliation, but merely a reminder that risk is part of capitalism.
Maybe both sides need to take a trip to Ellis Island.
Opposition to Kavanaugh stems from a case that was decided the year Kavanaugh was born and was argued by professors from the law school from which he graduated.
In many ways, the Sun's decade-old coverage bears on issues and personalities in contemporary headlines.
The same civil liberties that protect accused communists or street criminals may also protect the president or his lawyer. They protect us all.
Even if FBI directors might prefer to operate without guidance from presidents, but that set-up would render the FBI unaccountable.
The contemporary state of what passes for insider trading "law" is enough to perplex even lawyers and law professors.
California might end up asking conservative judges to strike down federal rules for vehicle emissions.
If Warren really wants to win in 2020, she's going to need to do something she hasn't yet accomplished: broaden her message beyond the far left wing.
If foreign hackers are immune from American civil suits under current law, don't be surprised to see Congress step in to try to close the loophole.
Complaining about the government never goes out of style.
The media empire's flagship paper has seen subscription rates boom with Trump in office. But can the good times last?
More signs of the coming left-right convergence on marijuana legalization.
Boston is the top destination for Gotham residents seeking to escape New York's high taxes and regulations.
Having two senators who opposed the Iran deal show up to denounce Trump for pulling out of the Iran deal was only the beginning of the hypocrisy exhibition.
Remembering Bernard Lewis and Richard Pipes, influential conservative advisers to presidents and senators
The vagaries of insider trading laws, as explained by a feel-good story of a secretary who amassed a fortune by copying her bosses.
Prisons are a staple of socialist political and economic systems, and always have been.
Cambridge Analytica and the Trump campaign copied tactics from the Obama campaign's playbook. Should that change how we view the supposed Facebook scandal?
As is often the case, the call for regulation is coming from a business competitor. Users should beware.
The New York Times slams Larry Kudlow for circulating fake news during the 2008 recession, but the Times said the same things at the time.
Making drug-company shareholders foot the bill for a public health crisis is flaky and counterproductive.
Smaller government has the possibility to be more honest government.
The GOP would be on higher ground if it stood on principle for a tax code that treats everyone the same.
Pruning back regulation doesn't have to be a partisan issue.
The more Congress cedes its own authority to the executive branch, the greater is the executive branch's temptation to act like King George III.
Just because Congress can't fix health care doesn't mean it can't be done.
An emerging consensus that President Trump doesn't deserve credit for the stock market boom since his election deserves a second look.