The latest episode of EconTalk is Mike Munger on cultural norms...
Classical liberals and libertarians, especially those who admire the works of the famous legal theorists and economist F.A. Hayek, are fond of pointing out that a free society requires the rule of law...
Drought may not be destiny, but a critical ingredient for democratic societies does seem literally to fall from the skies. By Stephen H. Haber and Victor Menaldo.
An administration ends; the war on terror goes on. Victory now depends on finding new ways to fight. By Philip Bobbitt.
A comprehensive book by Hoover senior fellow Alvin Rabushka shows how newborn America found its financial footing.
From straight lines on a map, straightforward property rights grew. By Gary D. Libecap.
Ken Salazar, the new secretary of the Interior, faces the same tough questions as his predecessors: Drill more or drill less?...
What do black Americans need in order to get ahead? A truly free market. By Walter E. Williams.
This clash of candidates is not about policies but about visions—and conservatives see more clearly. By Bruce S. Thornton.
Presidents hold power for only a few years, but their judicial appointments shape the country for decades. By Clint Bolick.
Beware of government actions aimed at "virtuous" ends.
Like all energy technologies, this promising new form of gas and oil extraction has drawbacks. We can manage them. By Richard A. Epstein.
Bit by bit, courts are being forced to ponder the laws and licenses that stifle people’s freedom to work. By Clint Bolick.
Untangling a complex courtroom tale: did Saudi funding incubate Islamist terror? By Chris Mondics.
As a scholar and a black American, Walter E. Williams has always been his own map. By Nick Gillespie.