Trans-Pacific Partnership: Not About Free Trade
By Philippe Gastonne     
Frederic Bastiat supposedly said, "When goods don't cross borders, soldiers will." The quote is certainly true. Free trade between nation-states generally helps both sides prosper. It also reduces the chance of armed conflict. This is why libertarians like free trade. As happens with other good ideas, people with ulterior motives like to hijack "free trade" and twist it for their own enrichment. Modern trade agreements have very little to do with free trade. As the quote above says, it covers a ...
'Free-Range' Kids and the Kidnapping Nanny State
By Roland Peterson     
Parents around the United States are rallying in support of the mother and father of the so-called "free-range" kids, the ten-year-old ...
Defending the Ethical Enterpriser in an Anti-Business Climate
Editorial by Richard Ebeling     
In spite of the great advances in reducing poverty and increasing the freedom and dignity of hundreds of millions of people around the ...