I’m pleased to announce the publication of the second item from the Molinari Institute’s new POD publishing program. This one is my own Rituals of Freedom: Libertarian Themes in Early Confucianism, a book-length expansion of a much shorter article I wrote in 2003.
Here’s the summary:
When scholars look for anticipations of libertarian […]
Last month I did an episode of the Free Thoughts Podcast over at Libertarianism.org.
Aaron Ross Powell, Trevor Burns, and I had a great discussion about toleration. Check it out here.
Libertarians are minarchists or anarchists. That is, we favor a social, political, legal system with either no government or with minimal government. […]
These should be of interest to our readers:
Gregory Clark (UC-Davis Econ) in the NY Times about long term social mobility.
One quote: “The fortunes of high-status families inexorably fall, and those of low-status families rise, toward the average — what social scientists call “regression to the mean” — but the process […]
I have an op-ed today at WSJ’s “Marketwatch” site that jumps in on the discussion of the War on Poverty. I make two arguments:
1. The War on Poverty has largely been won, thanks to the forces of market innovation. The US poor live, on average, better than the average US household did in […]