For Disaster Recovery, the Best Knowledge Is Local Knowledge
Veronique de Rugy, Mercatus Center
When it comes to the recovery after Hurricane Matthew, policymakers should remember that when social networks are broken by disasters, local knowledge is particularly powerful and holds an even bigger advantage over bureaucrats than usual, no matter how well-intentioned the public officials are.
Poverty, not income inequality, is our modern problem
Anne R. Bradley, Washington Times
Some say income inequality is the defining issue of our time. One of the most famous tweets ever came from Pope Francis, who wrote, “Inequality is the root of social evil.”
What Every 20-Year Old Should Know about Liberty
Jeffrey Tucker, FEE
What does the idea of human liberty imply about how you should understand the changing world?
Ludwig von Mises: A Primer
Israel Kirzner, The Imaginative Conservative
The bulk of Mises’ work in economics up to this time was under the influence of teachers imbued directly or indirectly with the ideas of the German Historical School, and Mises had, by the time he received his doctorate, already published several scholarly works in historical economics research.