"At some point, a regulation or a law with the absolute best of intentions will be wielded by people who may not have the absolute best of intentions."
The culinary innovator behind Slapfish on what it's been like to run a business with government at all levels arbitrarily flipping the on-off switch.
Technological breakthroughs mean we'll never again have to suffer with disasters like the novel coronavirus—if politicians will get out of the way.
Should Businesses Focus Solely on Profits? Whole Foods' John Mackey vs. Ayn Rand Institute's Yaron Brook
A Soho Forum debate about stakeholder value vs. shareholder value.
Ayn Rand Institute's Yaron Brook says yes, Whole Foods' John Mackey says no.
The peerless 90-year-old scholar is the subject of a new documentary and biography.
Black families need control of their children's K-12 education, says the Minnesota activist. The past year's lockdowns might just make that happen.
A new book, Wretched Refuse?, documents that newcomers not only increase economic activity but often revitalize faith in free market, limited-government institutions.
"I just do my own thing," said the George Mason University economist and author of The State Against Blacks.
Which leaves the U.S. without a major party even slightly inclined to leave people alone to manage their own affairs.
The libertarian philanthropist and CEO of Stand Together on their new book, Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World
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.
The Fox News host explains his new self-help book The Plus, the upside of quarantine, and why he thinks Donald Trump will be reelected.
Real changes will require fewer laws and less violent enforcement.
The longtime activist believes in open immigration, free trade, ending the drug war, and bringing all troops back home immediately.
The longtime activist is the front-runner for the L.P. presidential nomination and has a special message to young people.
A surgeon and policy analyst tallies up the steep costs of delaying and denying elective surgery and other care during the coronavirus pandemic.
Economic historian Phillip W. Magness on classical liberalism and abolition, Abraham Lincoln's contested legacy, and why history matters in contemporary politics.
In a new collection, the economic historian documents how classical liberals pushed for abolition and equality in 19th-century America.
Friday A/V Club: Daniel Tucker discusses his documentary Local Control: Karl Hess in the World of Ideas—and we also screen the movie itself.
The renowned science writer talks about pandemics, Chinese authoritarianism, Brexit, and why the freedom to innovate must not be quashed.
From relaxed TSA rules to speedy FDA approvals, the coronavirus is forcing authorities to admit many of their regulations are unnecessary.
That's a bad thing, even—or especially—from a libertarian perspective.
Walter Block and Kerry Baldwin debate whether pregnant women should have the legal right to evict a fetus.
Dave Smith and Nicholas Sarwark debate the 2016 Libertarian Party ballot, what constitutes success in an election, and how to effectively share libertarian principles.
Dave Smith and Nicholas Sarwark debate the 2016 Libertarian Party ticket, what constitutes success in an election, and how to effectively share libertarian principles.
People are important as individuals, not as extensions of some faceless mass.
Thaddeus Russell and Stephen Hicks debate human nature, moral relativism, and the nature of truth.
Meet the New President of the Foundation for Economic Education, America's Oldest Free Market Think Tank
Raised in Lithuania during the final years of the Cold War, Zilvinas Silenas wants to bring libertarian ideas to young people in the 21st century.
'Unschooling' Is the Ultimate Laissez-Faire Version of School Choice. But Can Your Kids Teach Themselves How To Read and Do Math?
Author Kerry McDonald explains why her kids flourish outside of conventional classrooms—and why yours might too.
Why did a leading businessman go from calling Donald Trump "a national disgrace" to saying he's doing a good job?
Is "mental illness" a fraudulent concept for locking up social deviants? Or does forced treatment free the ill "from the Bastille of their psychosis?"