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What do you want to be when you grow up? was a question that adults regularly posed to all of us when we were young. Generally, even as children, we imagined ourselves becoming like those whose accomplishments we respected or whose qualities we admired. At...

In 2011 an economist by the name of Mariana Mazzucato, a graduate of the New School in New York, published a brief monograph for the British think tank Demos. The title of her work, later turned into a book, shortly became a catchword well beyond...

Liberal individualism is often interpreted as an ideology based on the belief that individuals are atomistic egoists, each of whom single-mindedly pursues only maximum material gain and sensual satisfaction for himself or herself. Each person, in this interpretation, engages with people outside of his or...

On March 28 – very early in the pandemic – AIER published an article that I felt at the time received far too little attention. “Drugs, Suicide, and Crime: Empirical Estimates of the Human Toll of the Shutdown” by economists Audrey and Thomas Duncan cited...

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia EconLogWhat’s the appeal to people? Obviously I agree with you when you talk about a liberal society being a good one. The idea of intellectual or ideological pluralism, I’m all in. But people who are saying, “That’s a false front for...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetThomas Sowell believes that Donald Trump is a lesser evil than is Joe Biden. Ilya Somin believes that Joe Biden is a lesser evil than is Donald Trump. John Cochrane offers a detailed analysis of a report on Biden’s economic plan. Raymond Niles rightly bemoans the...