The Nolan Chart improved on the old left-to-right spectrum of political thought. Adding a third dimension could bring foreign policy considerations into the fold, providing a much more nuanced view.
Classical music is coming back, but it took a roundabout path, blazed by commerce and entrepreneurship, to make it relevant again. Read more.
This week’s Vintage is chapter four of “Our Enemy, the State” by Albert J. Nock: Economic Means vs. Political Means. Read the full piece here: http://at.fee.org/18pJKdx
80 years ago today the US repealed alcohol prohibition. How long do you think it will be until the war on drugs comes to an end?
Learn more about the War on Drugs at FEE.org/drugwar
30 common fallacies used against libertarians:http://FEE.org/fallacies
Libertarians don’t have to be able to predict exactly how society would look if it were libertarian. But we do have to know what we’re for, not just what we’re against.
The internet is abuzz after Amazon unveiled their latest idea: the delivery of goods to your doorstep within thirty minutes via drone. So maybe someday, with Amazon’s help, it might be exciting to see drones flying overhead, rather than being a reason to run for shelter.
Pierre Lemieux, The Paradox of Voting
Read the full article: http://www.fee.org/the_freeman/detail/the-paradox-of-voting
Emile Zola vividly illustrates the pleasures and perils of shopping, particularly the power of well-displayed merchandise to stir up longing and desire. Despite the usual bromides of the Christmas shopping season, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
Obamacare hasn’t gotten off to a good start. At least it’s not the only story in reforming American healthcare.