This isn’t an accident. This is the purpose of these regulations — to protect established businesses from competition.
A city ordinance requires teenagers to have a business license before cutting grass for money.
Most wildlife in Africa is the property of the state. But in one country, people have found a market-based solution that seems to work.
The advocates of immigration- and gun -control policies are promoting a standing law enforcement body to go around violating freedoms in the hope that a greater gain in freedom will happen down the road…
Can states legally prohibit religious chicken sacrifice? What about spiritual snake handling?
Anarcho-Capitalism. Prof. Bryan Caplan admits it “sounds really crazy.” Could we actually privatize law, courts, and all of government? Full interview here
The Trump administration’s desire to get rid of unnecessarily burdensome and unwise regulations is laudable, but fulfilling that desire won’t be easy.
She dutifully got off and walked her bike, and everyone behind her did the same … for about ten feet! Then they hopped back on and kept pedaling.
True tolerance does not require us to approve of beliefs or practices that we find unacceptable. Rather, we should accept the legitimacy of groups with widely divergent views, even as we attempt to convince them that their beliefs are wrong.
The United crew failed to use common sense because, while they had the best knowledge of the situation, they did not have full decision rights.
The proponents of such licensing generally claim that it helps keep consumers like you safe from harm and fraud.
But let’s take a look at the evidence for ourselves.
When you’re a historian, people expect you to write history. So, twelve years ago, when I told people I was writing a dissertation about music piracy, the typical response was, “But… that’s not history.” I couldn’t blame them. The dirt was still fresh on Napster’s grave at the time, and challenges to online services such […]
Voters should choose legislators, not the other way around.
If you missed the Reddit AMA with Professor Lauren Hall last week, fear not! We’ve taken the liberty of compiling some of the highlights for your viewing pleasure. You can check out the whole thing here. Dr. Hall is associate professor of political science at Rochester Institute of Technology. She is the author of Family and […]
Prof. Brandon Turner says the Trump era is a crucial time for classical liberals to focus on the importance of institutions like the rule of law. Full video on Facebook
The astonishing growth in SEZs qualifies as a revolution of sorts, but not the usual, political kind.
To discover the Next Big Thing, you need to think outside the box.
Republican reformers have repeatedly promised affordable healthcare for all Americans — doubly affordable, in fact. They promise sufficient subsidies to put premiums and out-of-pocket costs within reach of low- and middle-income consumers. At the same time, they promise that the plan will be affordable to the federal budget, even given the constraints their most conservative […]
Criminalization without representation is what happens when unelected officials use regulation to effectively create criminal laws — 295,000 of them. This video was created in partnership with the Manhattan Institute. Learn more about their work on overcriminalization.
Zoning and landmark laws have frozen much of New York into a life-size historical diorama: neighborhoods frozen in time, where the only thing that goes up is the rent.
This bill is a train wreck waiting to happen.
Jobs are the means, not the ends in themselves.
Wouldn’t a fleet of supersonic aircraft overland create intolerable sonic booms that would rattle windows and scare livestock?
The most straightforward reason to oppose the criminalization of the sex industry is that trading sex for money is not wrong.