(I shall be using the word press to include all media.) But what sort of use does it make of this freedom?
Academics insist that unilateral free trade is the best options.
However the "very serious people" (VSP) who conduct real world trade negotiations act as if op... AS says: The press too, of course, enjoys the widest freedom.
That's because immigration from Asia and Latin America has made earlier immigrants from southern and eastern Europe seem less different,... Over at Marginal Revolution, Tyler Cowen cites an abstract of a recent paper by Derek A.
Last year, Noah Smith proposed his Two Paper Rule: If you want me to read the vast literature, cite me two papers that are exemplars and paragons of that literature. Epp and Enrico Borghetto: This article investigates the effects of economic inequality on legislative agendas.
Foundational papers, key recent innovations - whatever you like (but no review papers or summaries). It considers two competing hypotheses: (1) that policymakers will act to counter rising inequality by renewing their fo...
That most people desire individual liberty was an hypothesis on which the rise of liberalism in the 18th century was predicated. “What people really care about is who gets to tell them what to do,” writes David Runciman in How Democracy Ends.
By David Henderson At a Liberty Fund conference late last year, a new friend recommended that I read Alexandr Solzhenitsyn's 1978 commencement address at Harvard. He did put his finger on a number of upsetting trends in U. Six decades for our people and three decades for the...
It was in large part his critique of Western, and especially U. I had read it decades earlier but had no clear memory of it. Have we—“we” meaning students of social science and those who value individual liberty—learned something from the current populist movements in the world, and especially that which we observe with our own eyes right here in America?
That said, almost all of those blog posts should be highly cri... I said it partly in jest and partly because I meant it.
On Facebook on March 14, the day of the student walkout over guns, I posted the following: I think the student walkout is a GREAT idea. My friend economist Jack Tatom replied and there was ...
Last week's episode of Econ Talk is an interview with Patrick Deneen, whose provocative book Why Liberalism Failed raises important questions for classical liberals, libertarians, defenders of modernity and the contemporary political Left.