Jeffrey Tucker's Blog

Jeffrey Tucker's Blog

Stop Calling the 'Freedom Caucus' the 'Rebellious Far Right Wing'

Stop Calling the 'Freedom Caucus' the 'Rebellious Far Right Wing'

The New York Times has a habit of carelessly using the phrase 'far right,' Jeffrey Tucker writes.

Only Markets Can Defeat Poverty

Only Markets Can Defeat Poverty

The more government tries to “help,” the more the poor are denied choice, mired in dependency, exploited by bureaucrats and politicians.

Left-Wing Economics Is No Match for Alt-Right Resentment

Left-Wing Economics Is No Match for Alt-Right Resentment

Two high values of the Left, diversity and welfare statism, are an unstable and electorally incompatible mix.

The Alt Right's Intellectual Roots Go Way Back

The Alt Right's Intellectual Roots Go Way Back

Here is a prehistory of what we call the alt-right today.

Retina Scans at Airports Have Arrived

Retina Scans at Airports Have Arrived

It happened without any change in the laws or regulations. 

Delta Paid for Its Own Security Upgrade and  Solved All its Problems

Delta Paid for Its Own Security Upgrade and Solved All its Problems

Delta persuaded the TSA to let them pay for a new system. The results are astounding.

Why Americans Refrigerate Eggs and Europeans Don't

Why Americans Refrigerate Eggs and Europeans Don't

A few years ago, I bought some fresh eggs from a friend who owned chickens. They were wonderful.

Think For Yourself: How to Reject the Team Mentality of Politics

Think For Yourself: How to Reject the Team Mentality of Politics

Politics is not a sport. You don't have to pick a side to cheer for. 

My Lyft Ride with a Black Trump Supporter on MLK Day

My Lyft Ride with a Black Trump Supporter on MLK Day

“Here it is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and I’m supposed to be all upset that Trump attacked John Lewis...."

Be the Master of the Thrift Store

Be the Master of the Thrift Store

You would never shop there, right? Well, why not? Don’t let snobbery stop you.