Slavery Is Worse than Murder

Bob Murphy NAILS IT: A well-known free-market economist recently submitted an essay to me, asking that I publish it on my blog. Let me reproduce a sample of it and then tell you how I answered him: The continuing slowness of economic growth in high-income economies has prompted soul-searching among economists. They have looked to…


The Anatomy of a Policed People

As the military industrial complex churns on and on without a major international engagement to supply, the question of demand inevitably arises. Keynesian spending can only help the economy if there are buyers for the new goods no one asked for. The solution for the military industrial complex became law enforcement. Since the war on…