Businesses are all in favor of competition, tax cuts, and deregulation only until they aren't—meaning only until subsidies might benefit them.
Many Americans don’t seem to like any economic systems, and they’re no closer to agreement.
A little readiness is a good hedge against the surprises the world just seems to keep throwing our way.
Government should not penalize investment, thwart competition, discourage innovation and work, or obstruct production.
Plus: The editors answer a question from a U.S. House candidate.
The president's attack on the "extreme ideology" of "MAGA Republicans" elides the tension between majority rule and individual freedom.
From cronyist subsidies to an unfair tax code, there are several key fixes Congress could make to better serve the public.
"It was learning by doing," says one ambulance driver. "Most things that happen here are done by volunteers, not government officials."
McCullough didn't just build on academic historians' work—he filled a gap they left.
From the CDC to the FDA, there are too many missteps to list.
The lonely crusade against government hubris.
Elon Musk: Government Is 'the Biggest Corporation, With a Monopoly on Violence, Where You Have No Recourse'
Musk's finally ready to admit that government subsidies distort markets and that government actors are terrible at capital allocation.
Today's highly successful space race "is not something for two billionaires to be directing," says Sanders, who favors the government spending taxpayer money to do the same damn thing (but more slowly).
No matter what the public wants, crises typically leave the state more powerful.
That’s why its role in our lives should be reduced to the minimum.
"There really is no overarching federal strategy to guide the government’s efforts to improve Americans’ diets," says a new government report, which indicates that overlap in initiatives is creating waste.
If you support "my body, my choice," you cannot support vaccine mandates.
The same institution that's unable to run the Postal Service or Amtrak orchestrated our invasion and withdrawal of Afghanistan.
Billionaires are going to space. They will help us get there too.
Americans distract themselves with freak-show headlines while political institutions escape their control.
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Government is not reason. It is not eloquence. It is force. We could use a little less of that, please.
By virtue of representing the correct vision of the good, these conservatives say, they have every right to use the coercive power of the state to interfere with others' choices.
We need to remove all the ways that government deters people from seeking treatment.
People sometimes regret actions taken hastily during a crisis but find reversing them diabolically difficult.
Around the world, governments are taking advantage of COVID-19 to tighten the screws on their subjects.
Contact tracing might offer hope for slowing the spread of the pandemic—or fulfill every Big Brother-ish fear privacy advocates have ever raised.
Government agencies and public utilities are the most preposterous examples of stasis. The coronavirus might force them, finally, to innovate and join the modern world.
The Good News Is That We Probably Won't Elect a Socialist. The Bad News Is That We Already Have, Many Times.
Americans probably don't want a president who will nationalize the means of production, but we're happy to keep electing ones who grow government spending.
Congress and President Trump should use 2020 to craft more sane policies on trade, immigration, and the budget.
For all their harrumphing about the evils of corporate influence-peddling, left-wing demagogues are willfully blind to the biggest influence-seekers in state and federal capitols.