In our eighth episode, John and I talk about how to improve children’s self-esteem, the fact that rules and regulations are the same thing, how regulation might work in a stateless society and why it frankly scares John!
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin said Tuesday there’s no need for new regulation of the Internet, saying his agency has all the authority it needs to prevent discrimination by Internet service providers. This must be an April Fool’s joke!
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz seems to have forgotten that we don’t have free markets (yet). The idea that markets are “self adjusting,” that free, unfettered markets lead as if by an invisible hand to the well being of all, has been repeatedly refuted (the Great Depression was the most telling refutation). But it is […]
There’s a good discussion going on over at Objectivist Living about the regulation of illegal drugs. Here’s what the OP has to say. I propose that individuals who use dangerous drugs in violation of the law not be penalized, but that it remain illegal to produce and sell dangerous, addictive drugs. I believe that allowing […]