Liberty as such, the highest good of a political community for Friedman, is in need of capitalism.
February 7th, 2022
Kai Weiss argues that the political and philosophical thinking of Carl Menger deserves much more attention than it currently gets.
December 13th, 2021
e Mariana can be considered not only a forefather of the Austrian School of Economics but also a true champion of freedom
May 13th, 2020
Friedrich August von Hayek and Ludwig Wittgenstein are undoubtedly two of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century.
October 9th, 2019
It seems as though some countries can hardly wait to introduce a digital tax.
September 4th, 2019
Once again today, we should see the Wall, “this brutal division of a continent,” as a cautioning tale that walls set up by governments do not work.
June 12th, 2019
For a flourishing media landscape which is independent and where journalists are free to do their job, we need a free society with a private media.
June 5th, 2019
That the results of the elections were inconclusive is perhaps saying more about this than we might think at first.
May 28th, 2019
First and foremost, it should be a European Union in which all citizens have a voice – a Europe in which – as far as possible – decisions are taken locally, not far away in Brussels.
May 25th, 2019
Politicians flying across the world to discuss climate change at conferences has certainly not decreased the carbon footprint, either.
February 11th, 2019
A free society is one of choice. Entrepreneurs give choice, bureaucrats crush it.
January 10th, 2019
The economy is global today – and so is competition between states all around the world.
December 12th, 2018
Cut government spending and if you cut it enough, if people want the product, they will spend their own money, and then we will approach a free market that way.
August 31st, 2018
Thus, the central bank of Italy provides just another reason why (steep) cuts on the Cohesion Policy need to be taken.
July 27th, 2018
Perhaps, instead of asking how the pie should be distributed, the OECD should ask how to make it bigger.
July 5th, 2018
The laws are oftentimes working against good stewardship instead of allowing for real conservation.
July 3rd, 2018
David Boaz talks about libertarianism, the importance of knowing what the "liberal utopia" is and working towards that goal because freedom works.
June 11th, 2018
The combination of welfare states and economic liberalism might not be enough to continue accumulating wealth and prosperity in the long run.
June 9th, 2018
Just because Vienna is a city straight out of Medieval ages doesn’t mean that it can’t adjust its laws to new innovations.
April 30th, 2018
Federalists are at least correct in warning of the unintended consequences of implementing measures by halves.
April 23rd, 2018
You have to have a market system that is for the little guy, not for the big corporations, and yes, global free trade is part of that.
March 8th, 2018
A lot still needs to happen until the Chinese people can be considered free, especially when it comes to personal freedom
February 26th, 2018
With Trump it’s random: on some issues like taxes and regulation he’s good, on other issues like trade and government spending he is bad.
February 7th, 2018
Christmas is definitely a feast to get together with family, our loved ones, and just show gratitude to our fellow human beings.
December 22nd, 2017
I don’t think populism would be a danger at all if we had a free society... Populism is only a problem when expressed politically.
December 8th, 2017
In small states the government is closer to its citizens and by that better observable and controllable by the populace.
October 4th, 2017
Liberty-minded people shouldn’t get their hopes up too high when it comes to the Alternative for Germany.
September 12th, 2017
In reality, Brexit could be the starting point for a Great Britain returning back to the global stage, a beacon of liberty and free markets as it has been known for centuries.
July 27th, 2017
Although you can (and should) have your own, independent opinions on social issues, you shouldn’t force others to follow your views.
July 7th, 2017
The market economy chose Google. Penalizing the company is just penalizing those who are successful on the market – and only because they are successful.
June 29th, 2017