If businesses get government subsidies to make their products cheaper, or “capture” regulation to hurt their competitors, that’s rent seeking.
Does the president even have the authority to ban transgender people from serving?
I have a challenge for you: I’m going to share five of my favorite books and essays with you, and I’m hoping you’ll read at least one before the beginning of the semester.
To see the sharing economy as merely “cheaper taxis and cheaper hotels” is to miss the point entirely.
Understanding the far-reaching positive influence of individual property rights requires some creative thinking.
Nullifying the FDA’s vaping ban would save the lives of smokers who would like to quit cigarettes.
The relevant alternative to a cheap healthcare provider for a lot of people isn’t a medical doctor — it’s Google.
Why are so many of us unwilling to save enough for retirement or cut back on the Coke and cookies even though we really want wealth and health?
All of the brainpower and raw materials that go into evading liquor laws or helping people pass drug tests could have been used for something more valuable (like just making more beer).
How a “nasty little man” predicted the 2nd French Revolution and the Cold War.
Last week, Professor Michael Munger joined us on Reddit for an “Ask Me Anything” conversation as part of the Learn Liberty Reddit AMA Series. Dr. Munger is an esteemed Professor of Political Science, Economics, and Public Policy at Duke University. He has authored/co-authored 7 books and over 200 scholarly articles. A long-time friend of the Learn Liberty project, […]
Violations of consent during childbirth are surprisingly common.
Seven percent of American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. Indeed, without the skills, knowledge, and efforts of others, most of us would quickly perish.
Is a little rebellion now and then a good thing? Or does a strong nation stem from the veneration that time bestows upon its government?
“The marginal benefit of dating you is now equal to the marginal cost. I don’t have perfect information, but my information is good enough. So, would you marry me?”
This Tuesday, the Learn Liberty Reddit AMA Series continues with Michael C. Munger, Professor of Political Science at Duke University. UPDATE: The AMA is now live! Prior to his tenure at Duke, where he chaired the Department of Political Science for 10 years before coming to serve as Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Munger has also taught at Dartmouth […]
A few weeks ago, I was on the toxic cesspool that Twitter has become, and got a reply to one of my Tweets: “You libertarians need to realize corporations=/=people if you want people to take you seriously.”
The luck of the Spanish turned out to be their misfortune, and the curse of the English turned out to be a blessing.
A large region of Spain called Catalonia has announced its plans for a binding referendum on its independence from Spain. If the referendum vote succeeds, should Spain allow Catalonia to secede?