Could Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Technology End Up Empowering The State?

I recently stumbled across an article by Justin Danneman, published on Squawker, entitled China's Cryptocurrency NEO Will Change the World As We Know It. Here are...

American Exceptionalism at its Finest

In an article entitled The Nobel World by James B. Rogers, published over at LewRockwell.com, the author points out that, even...

Out-Of-Control Government Spending: We Are All To Blame

Though I ridicule, lambast, mock, and rail against government at all levels, when it comes to casting blame for the irreversible...

A Tale of Two Hurricanes: The Illusion Of Choice

Okay, we have Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Irma; both are really bad for society, but let's say people are given a...

Character, Liberty, and Economics

The following article by Lawrence W. Reed was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) on July 1, 2008....

Today’s Civil Strife Is Rooted in Economic Frustration and Fallacy

The following article is by Dan Sanchez, and was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) April 26, 2017....

An Uber-Style App For Health Care?

Smart phones have not only changed how we communicate, they're changing how we do things. They're changing our culture, our economy. In light of...

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Simplified: The End of Gatekeepers, Corrupt Hierarchies, & Government-Controlled Currencies &...

"Give me control of a nation's money, and I care not who makes its laws." ~ Attributed to Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 1790, before the establishment...

Economy Happens

As a professionally trained pilot (helicopter), I can attest that in order to become a qualified pilot, one must first become knowledgeable...

We’ve Become Accustomed To Paying Taxes

We've become accustomed to paying taxes. Take income taxes: It's often said that if people were allowed to keep their entire paycheck, and at...

Chicago Shootings, Deaths – Or, Understanding Human Nature & Economic Incentives

Though the following article by Walter E. Block focuses on the problems plaguing Chicago, the facts and philosophy he applies is applicable to any and all...

The Democracy Bubble

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published over at LewRockwell.com on November 17, 2016, and is licensed for reprint and redistribution...

Art, or Business? The Misperception That Desperately Needs To Change

Starting A Business Imagine, if you will: You decide, after sixteen years of experience, to go into business for yourself. So you spend...

Economics In One Page

The following article by Mark Skousen was originally published by the Foundation For Economic Education. Read the original article. Dr. Skousen is an economist at...

Do Minimum Wage Laws Enrich Politicians Instead of Workers?

I got to thinking about this the other day, thought I'd posit the question: State minimum wage mandates vastly reduce employment among inexperienced...

Why Socialists Always Run Out Of Pizza

To me, the reason socialism always fails is quite simple: Socialism doesn't account for human nature. It should be easy for people to...

Millennials Will Determine The Future, & Are Erring Toward Socialism; Can We Educate Them...

Recently, I read an article entitled Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists by By Emily Ekins and Joy Pullmann, published over at The Cato...

One’s Relationships Are Private & Sacrosanct—But One’s Property, Business Dealings, Finances, & Bank Accounts...

Recently, a female friend of mine shared the following meme on Facebook: According to the commentary she included when she shared it, she disagreed: "Um...no. How about...

Could App-Based Businesses Lead to the Demise of the State?

One of the benefits (I hope) of the advent of more and more of these app-based businesses—such as like Uber or Lyft, which people can...

Victimhood Pays In Our Politicized Economy

We are now several generations into government-run schooling, which, rather than properly educating children (teaching them to think for themselves—critical thinking, individualism,...