Advice for Presidential Candidates from Bastiat

BY LAWRENCE W. REED Whether conjured up by something I ate before bedtime, or by the cheesy horror flick I watched a few nights before,...

Are Recessions Inevitable?

BY RON PAUL Stocks fell last week following news that the yield curve on Treasury notes had inverted. This means that a short-term Treasury note...

Leonard E. Read on Why Means Matter More Than Ends

GARY M. GALLES, FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION History has produced an almost endless supply of those who would remake society into the utopia they imagine....

Larry Reed – “The Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy”

Lawrence W. Reed is President of the Foundation for Economic Education and the author of the book Real Heroes: Inspiring True Stories of Courage,...

The Free Market Beats Government Planning Every Time

BY WALTER WILLIAMS One of the most challenging and important jobs for an economics professor is to teach students how little we know and can...

Benjamin Constant, Eloquent Defender of Freedom

DAVID BOAZ, CATO INSTITUTE Today is the 250th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Constant, a prominent French liberal in the postrevolutionary era, whom Isaiah Berlin called “the most...