How Populist Progressives Ignore the Unseen
John O. McGinnis, Law and Liberty
What separates a wise political economist or politician from a foolish one is the ability to consider the unseen consequences of their policies.
Just Consumption: An Aristotelian Approach to Consuming in an Age of Superabundance
Owen Kelly, Moral Markets
Some motivations for consuming, above and beyond what we need, can be defended as meeting desires which are legitimate and neither trifling nor silly, but part of living well in the modern material world
Resentment of the Wealthy Is Not a Policy
Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg Opinion
Why the various plans to get the rich to pay more taxes won’t be as popular as the Democrats think.
How Venezuela Took the Fastest Route to Poverty
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
But bad economics, poor policy decisions, and terrible institutions will trump the engines of human creativity and entrepreneurship every time.