The short-term inflation outlook isn't as grim as it looks, but the long-term situation could be awful
Plus: Mexico moves closer to legalizing marijuana, Facebook fights monopoly allegations, and more...
If there's one thing at which governments have excelled during this crisis, it's been collecting fines from anybody who steps out of line.
Get ready for more pain caused by COVID-19 as well as by the policies intended to hold it in check.
No amount of money can buy victory for candidates who fail to persuade voters.
Michael Bloomberg spent at least $500 million in his bid for a Super Tuesday blitz. He came away with...American Samoa.
It’s all part of the international push by officials to monitor the public. You’re next.
In Greta Gerwig's new adaptation, Amy finally gets some credit but Jo's hustle gets short shrift.
Milton Friedman once said that "money is much too serious a matter to be left to the central bankers." He was right. Still, we should ensure the Fed isn't being swayed by partisan interests.
Mick Mulvaney Confirms, Then Denies That Trump Withheld Military Aid to Ukraine To Compel the Country to Investigate Democrats
Plus: Oregon's vaping ban is halted, fake rap video money lands a man in jail, and a Syrian ceasefire appears to have already broken down.
Watch economists Saifedean Ammous and George Selgin face off at the Soho Forum.
If there’s one thing government types can agree on, it’s that nobody should be allowed to buy and sell stuff without permission.
Many digital payments can be tracked, potentially assisting an authoritarian crackdown.
Facebook's Libra 'Cryptocurrency' Aims to Disrupt Payments. Bitcoin Aims to Disrupt Government Power.
Mark Zuckerberg’s latest venture won't compete with Satoshi Nakamoto’s project for undermining central banking, tyranny, and the financial surveillance state.
The city’s systems have been down since May 7, with no end in sight.
It's not clear if congressional Democrats will comply.
Prohibiting businesses from going cardless ignores the choices of consumers and businesses alike.
Surprised? Yeah, neither are we.
Here's how much each coach earns.
"But I wanted to do it faster."
Trump won't rely on Congress to fund his 200 miles of border wall.
Make no mistake about it, avoiding another shutdown is for the best.
Plus: Klobuchar and Warren join Democrat 2020 contest and AOC retracts "Green New Deal" draft.
The estate tax is a form of double taxation.
The president's Oval Office address was misleading.
He probably won't shut down the internet. But declaring a "national emergency" is a bad idea anyway.
Yes, the government shutdown is to blame. No, it's not that big of a deal.
The campaign isn't actually about ladders.
It's a bad idea in more ways than one.
Economists Kenneth Rogoff and Lawrence H. White face off over what the impact would be of a ban on cryptocurrency and phaseout of the $100 bill.
$13.6 million might be a drop in the bucket. But this is still incredibly wasteful.
The next Reason/Soho Forum debate takes place in New York on December 3 and features Harvard's Ken Rogoff and GMU's Larry White.
The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an astounding $1.6 billion. You and I probably won't win, but the government definitely will.
Last Column From Khashoggi Warns About State-Spread Fake News. Americans Should Take Note: Reason Roundup
Plus: Rep. Amash moves to limit weapons sales to Saudis while evangelical leaders defend them.