February 2, 2018 1:41 PM
In honor of the classic Bill Murray film “Groundhog Day,” Reason TV has released a “horrifyingly relevant” parody video about the seemingly endless national news cycle that we all seem to be trapped in.
January 31, 2018 4:08 PM
The enmity that many young Americans hold towards capitalism can be attributed to ideological and partisan predispositions, personal experiences during the Great Recession, the ensuing stagnant economy, and a fundamental confusion of capitalism with cronyism.
January 30, 2018 10:32 PM
Cutting red tape, so talented individuals can thrive, will help put the long-term roar back into the economy.
January 29, 2018 8:50 AM
Laws about competition should be restricted to laws preventing government from playing favorites. Government-erected barriers against competition or innovation need to be torn down. As current antitrust law is itself a barrier to innovation, it should be one of the first targets.
January 26, 2018 8:25 AM
Prof. Pete Leeson’s recent book teaches readers how to use economic thinking to reveal the hidden sense behind seemingly senseless human behavior.
January 19, 2018 4:20 PM
The rise of self-employment apps like Uber and TaskRabbit, where people decide when to work and how many jobs, rides, or gigs to take on, has brought back the "side hustle."
January 17, 2018 5:18 PM
Regulation in the technology sector (beyond the absolute minimum necessary) is worse than government merely picking winners and losers—not just because government picks only losers, but because it fosters stagnation in the entire tech ecosystem.
Antitrust in particular (the original “...
January 5, 2018 11:27 AM
Our friends at the Federalist Society have a great new short film out about the history of alcohol regulation, from the last days of Prohibition to the new profusion of craft distilleries in recent years.
The producers of American Spirit made the always-smart decision to include my colleague Angela Logomasini among the experts they interviewed. Angela has written for many years about consumer health and chemical risk, and has been fighting for smarter regulation of everything from agricultural pesticides...
January 5, 2018 10:02 AM
Despite President Trump’s campaign promise to leave marijuana “up to the states,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided to do...
December 22, 2017 11:09 AM
Last week I was in California for the Silicon Valley International Film Festival, which brought filmmakers together with people in the technology and investing communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. CEI’s short film I, Whiskey: The Human Spirit screened at the Google campus in...