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...
Robert Samuelson does a nice job explaining why living standards are rising even though we sometimes hear otherwise:...
Robert Samuelson points out wisely that the measured poverty rate is a misleading measure of economic progress when there is immigration (a common theme here at the Cafe)...
These are exciting though scary revolutionary times, akin to the constant acrimony in the fourth-century BC polis, mid-nineteenth century revolutionary Europe, or — perhaps in a geriatric replay — the 1960s. . . .
A few countries have found a way to stop graft and foster political stability: hire foreigners to collect their revenue. By Kris James Mitchener and Noel Maurer.
Want to boost growth and reduce inequality? Focus on education. By George P. Shultz and Eric A. Hanushek.
A recession is a terrible time to make major changes in the economic rules of the game. . . .
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.
James Kirchick on Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders by Jason Riley
As a scholar and a black American, Walter E. Williams has always been his own map. By Nick Gillespie.