The most important parts of life happen outside of politics.
Forty years later, the libertarian Nobel laureate's PBS series is still winning hearts and minds.
Here's the inside story of Milton Friedman's path-breaking PBS series about economic and political freedom, from the man who produced it.
Whether Biden or Trump wins this November, we're in for big, unaffordable government. How much bigger and how unaffordable are the only real questions.
The danger of the virus can’t be considered to the exclusion of the need for jobs and prosperity.
Why should the responsible states bail out the irresponsible ones?
Government growth and abuses are not challenged nearly enough.
Enable people to act responsibly toward their neighbors and co-workers.
Debt held by the public equals about 100 percent of GDP. That's hurting growth and will fuel a major crisis.
Don’t forget the unseen costs of government actions.
Get ready for more pain caused by COVID-19 as well as by the policies intended to hold it in check.
Another case of typical congressional carelessness.
An economic response to COVID-19 that's fiscally responsible.
The Ogilvy ad man and Alchemy author says Ludwig von Mises is his hero and that efficiency has nothing to do with free markets.
Two new studies create counterfactual pandemic scenarios seeking to answer that question.
Some economists believe that a negative interest rate policy will stimulate the economy by reducing the cost of loans. That isn’t how it has worked in practice.
Even after government had imposed an almost unfathomable level of intervention on the economy, the markets are chugging along much better than expected.
Making masks, face shields, and other protective equipment is the bottom-up, COVID-19 version of rolling bandages or knitting socks for the troops.
There are problems with the UBI idea.
Such laws end up causing more shortages than they solve, especially during a crisis.
Rather than criticize the charitable donations of the very rich, we should be grateful for them.
The longtime activist is the front-runner for the L.P. presidential nomination and has a special message to young people.
What might learning to live with COVID-19 look like?
The tradeoffs among considerations of health, prosperity, and liberty are catching up with us even if we don't want to acknowledge them.
Sen. Josh Hawley's Plan To Abolish the World Trade Organization Is Based on Fake Economics and False History
Hawley is charting the next path for the Trump-style anti-trade nationalism that has infected the Republican Party.
Even the president is a better moral philosopher than New York's governor.
Executive orders may have encouraged the lockdowns, but they always depended on voluntary behavior.
If politicians really want to help citizens, they should brush up on the laws of supply and demand.
Economists David Henderson and Justin Wolfers debate whether the coronavirus lockdowns are doing more harm than good.
Hoover Institution's David Henderson vs. University of Michigan's Justin Wolfers
This proposal might work, but it's doubtful that our politicians and president are competent enough to pull it off.
In a new collection, the economic historian documents how classical liberals pushed for abolition and equality in 19th-century America.
The COVID-19 crisis has resuscitated some seriously bad ideas.