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…


Pathological Altruism

The digital age, many have argued, has given rise to a greater number of psychopaths and sociopaths than ever before. Whether it is our engagement with screens instead of human beings or some other factor, the truth is that more people seem to be self-absorbed today than in times past. Many would believe the least…