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Media and CultureWorld History
People are not economic automatons who necessarily arrange their families in ways that advertisers and employers want them to.
EducationFree MarketsMedia and Culture
Even in the heyday of liberalism only a few people had a full grasp of the functioning of the market economy.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture
One thing is certain: if the game industry can't placate consumers and regulators, it won't remain independent for long.
Media and CultureMoney and BanksThe Police State
The US private sector badly needs to de-politicize itself. Also: more government regulation isn't the answer.
Media and CultureSubjectivismValue and Exchange
Scrooge was wrong, and his Nephew Fred was right. While it's true the benefits of feasting with friends and family can't be calculated in a ledger, that doesn't mean those things have no value.
Big GovernmentHealthMedia and Culture
Grow the scope of government and expand the weapons of the state that can be deployed against its political enemies.
Media and Culture
Their successful use of the "surveillance business model" has given Facebook and Google an immense amount of power over the flow of information and who sees it.
If the world's most popular historical sites are to be preserved from overuse by tourists, ownership of these places will need to be more forcefully established, and access more carefully controlled.
CNN apparently imagines a First Amendment that grants special privileges only to wealthy and powerful media personalities working in Washington, DC.
Media and CultureWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology
Steven Pinker’s attempt to rescue the Whig theory of history and demonstrate that we live in the best of all worlds turns out to be an utter failure.