There’s a symposium on Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom starting today at Liberty Fund’s “Liberty Matters.” It will be continuing over the next couple of weeks. As befits the host site, the emphasis will be a bit more on the historical argument of the book than was the case for the BHL symposium. […]
In which I consider a possible partial explanation for Trumpism. A blog post over at Learn Liberty.
Whether that response is valid is a harder problem. Interestingly the recent EconTalk with Robert Frank touches many of these same themes…
As you know, California is phasing in a $15 minimum wage. As Matt has explained, this is very likely a very bad idea. But: could a minimum wage law be a requirement of justice?
I don’t mean to ask whether justice might require some coercive measures to benefit a group of people. Let’s suppose […]
Buckle up, folks, for a frightening fairy tale.
Once upon a time, Andy bought cheese from Bob. But then Andy decided he wanted instead to buy cheese from Charlie, a very poor person who lives overseas. (If you prefer, make the story that Andy specifically bought cheese from Charlie’s employer, […]
Tyler Cowen gives a VERY interesting talk at Duke. What’s nice about it is that it raises questions about the nature of “justice,” given that people are going to do what they want, rather than seek justice, even for themselves.
Thanks to Jonny Anomaly and Bruce Caldwell for setting it up, […]