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Economic Freedom

There Is Nothing Libertarian About Conservatives

James Peron | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
James Peron

Modern conservatism is inherently big-government oriented. If you want to police the world, as well as every uterus, marriage and bedroom in the country, you have to spend money. Big government is inherent in the conservative agenda.

Democrats Who Abandoned Obama Will Lose

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The polls for Tuesday look grim for weak-kneed and squeamish Democrats who have not stood up for Obama--or the substantial achievements of his party--over the last six years.

Shining Hope for Communities: Furthering Economic Opportunity for Women

Megan Foo | Posted 12.06.2014 | Teen
Megan Foo

In addition to fortifying women with more choices and freedoms in areas like education, healthcare and nutrition, I think that one of the most powerful ways to expedite "a better future for all" is to give women greater economic freedom and opportunities.

Economically Conservative Yet Socially Tolerant? Find Yourself on the Nolan Chart

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Many young people I meet these days hold economic views that are pro-market and entrepreneurial. They also believe in social tolerance, and wonder where that places them politically. Are they Republicans? Democrats?

U.S. Economic Freedom Plunges

Benjamin Powell | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business
Benjamin Powell

The decrease in economic freedom experienced thus far doesn't mean that the U.S. is about to turn into a poor third world country. But it does imply low or stagnant growth that slows our improvement in living standards.

Economic Freedom of the World: Lessons for the U.S.

James Gwartney | Posted 11.25.2011 | World
James Gwartney

America has prospered historically because we have chosen economic freedom rather than political allocation and crony capitalism. To the extent we move away from economic freedom, our future prosperity will be diminished.

Dr. Laura's Interesting Interpretation of the First Amendment

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Weiler

Poor Dr. Laura. What an aggrieved soul. All she was trying to do was point out what a horrible injustice it was that Black people get to say the n-word and white people don't.