The contributions of Friedman as an economist are often overlooked by non-economists. Here are three that will help you understand a bit better his work.
The country would be wise to let the market take a shot at cleaning up government waste.
The “conventional wisdom” may be conventional, but it’s often not wisdom.
Regulators should put some basic rules in place and leave the rest to innovation and common sense.
For the unlucky few who win the internet lottery, misdeeds become fodder for public judgement. Did the severity of the crime match the severity of the punishment?
While democracy historically was part of the great movement for human liberty, majorities potentially could be as dictatorial and dangerous as the most ruthless and oppressive kings and princes of the past.
The people of Hong Kong understand that a free market left alone is a market that will flourish.
While statistics can be valuable, they can be easily misrepresented.
Entrepreneurship among younger generations is declining. We need to rebuild a commercial society.
Once the prosperous home to the thriving American automobile industry, Detroit made itself so unfriendly to business that American auto manufacturing has migrated to more business-friendly locations, largely in the American South.
In her book Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World, Deirdre McCloskey offers a persuasive narrative that explores the causes of the Industrial Revolution.
While weddings have been extravagant for a while, why have costs doubled in the last 10 years?
According to Nobel Prize laureate F.A. Hayek, easing restrictions on economic freedom may be exactly what is needed to encourage political freedom in a totalitarian state.
Religious organizations and other charities are scooping up billions in government funds earmarked for refugees and illegal immigrants. Are we at all surprised that they want to maintain the status quo?
Are we jumping to conclusions if we assume that a lack of diversity in certain charter schools is a result of racial bias?
The vast majority of voters blame the Social Security Program’s problems on an imaginary cause.
What would become the globalized project was predicated on lots of flawed, but unquestioned assumptions.
The Roman Empire crumbled to dust because it lacked the spirit of liberalism and free enterprise.
While Congress deliberates on student loan relief, how else can parents help their kids make informed life decisions and avoid student debt?
Rather than being a Utopia, socialism and communism in practice create a hell on earth.
We can now rest easy knowing that the next time we are accosted with the infamous question about roads, we can look to Domino’s as a beacon of free-market innovation of a public good.
Socialism isn't new; it was even wrecking economies back in Ancient Rome.
Debunking three delusions people have about socialism.
The low quit rate in public education tells us that the total benefits of these jobs are so high, workers will stay even when there are strong reasons to leave.
On a purely selfish level, is marriage still worth the struggle and fuss?
If you want to understand what will likely happen politically in ten years, simply look at the cultural beliefs of the younger Americans and how they live their lives. Politics and policy will eventually conform.
The financial sector has evolved to become one of the largest sectors in developed economies—and probably the most criticized.
On Monday, the City Council continued this pattern by voting to implement a new “employment tax” on large Seattle-based businesses.