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June 2022 ISSUE

The Beef with Greed: Leo Tolstoy and Adam Smith

By Chris Schwing

Free market economics and libertarianism are often linked, rightly wrongly, with egoism, selfishness, and greed. In Leviathan (1651), perhaps the first great modern political text, Thomas Hobbes writes that "No man gives but with the intention of good to himself, because gi...

The State Is Us (Perhaps), But Beware of It!

By Pierre Lemieux

A Liberty Classic Book Review of The Calculus of Consent: Logical Foundations of Constitutional Democracy, by James M. Buchanan and Gordon Tullock.1 First published sixty years ago this year, James Buchanan and Gordon Tullock's The Calculus of Consent: Logical Foundat...

Jonathan Rauch and the Knowledge Problem

By Arnold Kling

In this book I have supplemented "liberal science" with the term "reality-based community," by which I mean the social network which adheres to liberal science's rules and norms.... The community's interactions are structured and elaborate and amount to much more than ju...

The War That Never Ends

By Chris Schwing

A Book Review of Manufacturing Militarism: U.S. Government Propaganda in the War on Terror, by Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall.1 It's been over 20 years since the 9/11 attacks. Ever since those horrible attacks, the United States government has been waging a ...

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David M. Hart



Editor's Introduction to "Free-Riding on the Euro"

Reflections from Europe Sep 17 2003












Life and Works of Anne Robert Jacques Turgot

Featured Article Mar 1 2001



Life and Works of Gustave de Molinari

Featured Article Jan 1 2001

David R. Henderson


Economists Waging War

Book Review Aug 3 2020



Economics Works

Liberty Classics May 6 2019


Economists Know: Ask What Changed

Featured Article Feb 4 2019



A Cure for Our Health Care Ills

Article Jun 4 2018


What a Wonderful World

Featured Article Oct 2 2017


Why Predatory Pricing Is Highly Unlikely

Featured Article May 1 2017



Honor Laborers

Featured Article Sep 5 2016


In Praise of Debt

Featured Article Jun 6 2016


Think on the Margin

Featured Article Jan 4 2016




The Robber Barons: Neither Robbers nor Barons

Featured Article Mar 4 2013


How Property Rights Solve Problems

Featured Article Apr 2 2012


GDP Fetishism

Featured Article Mar 1 2010

Charles L. Hooper

Economists Know: Ask What Changed

Featured Article Feb 4 2019



A Cure for Our Health Care Ills

Article Jun 4 2018


The Dismal Economics of Drug Development

Featured Article Aug 7 2017



Who Is Harmed by Insider Trading?

Featured Article Mar 2 2015


Insider Trading Turned Inside Out

Featured Article Jun 2 2014


NSA Surveillance: A Cost/Benefit Analysis

Featured Article Jan 6 2014



Mercantilism Lives

Featured Article Apr 4 2011


FDA Walls Do Not Encircle

Featured Article Jul 7 2008

R. Glenn Hubbard