February 18, 2023 7:00 am

Two Game Theory Lessons from HBO’s Hit Show ‘Succession’

‘Succession’ is entertaining and well-written. It also has many strategic interactions which give us a good opportunity to learn some game theory.


February 18, 2023 5:00 am

The History of Slavery You Probably Weren’t Taught in School

Slavery cannot be justified or excused by enlightened people, but it can be studied, explained, put in context, and understood—if all the facts of it are in the equation.


February 17, 2023 8:50 am

Why There’s No Such Thing as Being Your Own Boss

Even entrepreneurs are subject to someone above them.


February 17, 2023 6:50 am

Free Speech Authoritarianism Is Not the Answer to Censorship

Using the free market to protect speech is a much better solution than state coercion.


February 16, 2023 7:03 am

Call Off the Call-Out Culture War

The cause of freedom needs educators, not inquisitors.


February 14, 2023 5:21 am

A Legacy of Light

How Leonard Read’s electric candle illuminated the world.


February 13, 2023 11:36 am

Proof That Western Progressives Loved Stalinism and Maoism, Despite Their Horrors

Modern socialists may prefer to distance themselves from Stalin and Mao, but progressives were singing a very different tune in the twentieth century.


February 12, 2023 8:00 am

Why Mandatory Voting Would Make Democracy Worse, Not Better

To enforce voting mandate an even more invasive government than Americans are faced with today.


February 12, 2023 6:00 am

3 Bad Ideas That Animate the New Racism: A Review of Is Everyone Really Equal? by Özlem Sensoy and Robin DiAngelo

There are a lot of bad ideas in the book, but three of them warrant particular attention.


February 11, 2023 8:00 am

Why China’s Crackdown Economy Is Counterproductive to Growth and Innovation

China created a crackdown cycle that is undermining entrepreneurship and investment.


February 11, 2023 6:00 am

Recognizing Hard Truths about America’s History With Slavery

The battle to extend liberty to all is one of the great achievements of mankind, yet many misconceptions about slavery exist even today.