Editorials: Richard Ebeling

Consumers' Sovereignty and Natural vs. Contrived Scarcities

One of the great myths about the capitalist system is the presumption that businessmen make profits at the expense of the consumers and workers in society.

Is America Still On F.A. Hayek's "Road to Serfdom"?

A little more than seventy years ago, on March 10, 1944, there appeared in Great Britain one of the most amazing and influential political books of the twentieth century, The Road to Serfd

The Morality of Capitalism: Liberty, Honesty, and Humility

In American culture there is one persistent villain portrayed as the enemy of humanity, the perpetrator of deception, and the agent for social corruption and human harm: the businessman.

A New Year's Resolution: Becoming a Light of Liberty

With the beginning of 2015, what might be a “New Year’s resolution” for a friend of freedom?

The Unpredictable Future and Winning Liberty

As a new year begins, it is easy to consider that the prospects for freedom in America and in many other parts of the world to seem dim.

Yes, Virginia, There is No Political Santa Claus

At a time of the year when gift giving and charitable good spirit fills the air, please allow me to be the one who rains on the parade: “Yes, Virginia, there is no Santa Claus!”

Hayek's Warning: The Social Engineer's Pretense of Knowledge

Forty years ago, on December 11, 1974, Austrian economist, Friedrich A. Hayek, formally received that year’s Nobel Prize in Economics at the official ceremonies in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Berlin Wall and The Spirit of Freedom

This November marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. On November 9, 1989, as the shaky East German communist government resigned, the Berlin Wall came tumbling down.

Gordon Tullock: Economist Who Explained Why Government Corruptly Grows

Why is it that government grows in size and scope, and is so difficult to stop or reverse?

Benjamin Constant: A Principled Voice of Liberty Worth Recalling

October 25th marked the 247th birthday of one of the greatest voices of liberty, the French political philosopher of freedom, Benjamin Constant.