The millennial generation, typically defined as those of us born from 1981 to 1996, is well-known for, on average, supporting economic policies deemed as progressive, and being in favor of generous social programs, even if that means being made to pay more in taxes. Seeking to establish themselves amid the tumultuous economic landscape of the early 21st century, millennials have faced - and continue to face - unique economic challenges that are different to those faced by previous generations. Naturally, millennials feel hard done by. Especially when considering how much average housing
Rising student debt is one of those issues that crops up every few years and is still grossly misunderstood. The cost of living crisis has been a catalyst
What lessons can we learn about the importance of property rights from examples such as rental cars and Brazil’s favelas?
If attorney voucher programs were in effect, they would decrease incarceration rates, making it more difficult to convict people for victimless crimes.
Despite the name, progressive economic policies actually end up having regressive effects. Let’s consider a couple of examples
Despite a myriad of evidence, Russia claims that the Ukrainians faked the atrocities in Bucha as a false flag attack. Sadly, many in the West buy this narrative.
In order to be able to address the root problems of inflation, we need to dispel some common myths. Here are our top five picks:
Reddit created an open, collaborative canvas where anyone can paint, but the only way to render a cohesive image is collaboration through spontaneous order.
The Prague Spring of 1968 has a legacy that proved influential in the downfall of the Eastern Bloc a generation later, and continues to inspire to this day.
Libertarians believe in negative rights and oppose infringements on people’s autonomy, but how does this work with cases of fraud?
Healthcare in the United States is Pandora’s Box: even the mere thought of it releases physical and emotional curses upon policymakers.
Proponents of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill claim it’s about protecting students and families, yet it’s merely a pretext for limiting freedom.
Self-ownership is a key concept in libertarian ideology. It means exactly what it sounds like: the idea that every person owns themselves.
John Locke and David Hume are two thinkers who provided a robust defense of property rights, and their arguments are markedly different.
Coercing young and middle-aged men to fight implies that certain people’s rights are not absolute, but disposable in service of the “greater good”
Already oppressed by an authoritarian regime, Russians are now made to fight and die in service to Putin’s brand of tyranny. What are their options?
At present, we are reminded that freedom is not guaranteed. The war in Ukraine is fundamentally a showdown between liberty and tyranny.
Faced with the full-scale invasion of their country and widespread atrocities, Ukrainians stand defiant against Putin’s aggression.
When we think of terms such as capitalism, individualism, or selfishness, one name comes to mind: Ayn Rand. But what makes Rand so significant?
In response to the Freedom Convoy, Justin Tudeau’s government has invoked new powers with extremely serious implications.
Is free expression only an instrumental good, i.e., good because it results in good consequences? Or is it intrinsically good, in and of itself? The answer is both.
As a sovereign and independent nation, Ukraine’s foreign policy is not a matter to be determined by Vladimir Putin, the United States, or the European Union
Modernity is unthinkable without capitalism, yet Ayn Rand defined capitalism as an unknown ideal, one whose benefits people did not understand
In recent weeks, the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan has seen anti-government protests on a scale not seen during its three decades of independence
As ideologues on the left and right push their demands, there is an alternative to the culture war: the presumption of liberty. Live and let live
One thing everyone seemingly can agree on is that Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and other pharmaceutical companies developed their Covid-19 vaccines in world-record time. Less than a year passed from the outbreak of the virus in January 2020 until a British woman received the first dose in December 2020. (And they could have been […]