Decentralization and SecessionSwiss WatchStrategy
Through free trade, decentralization, and a non-interventionist foreign policy, the Swiss created a high level of prosperity based on innovation and creative capitalism.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
With the end of the 2018 fiscal year, we're seeing just how much Donald Trump loves to spend government money.
The temporary surge in hurricane-related economic activity can in some ways help us understand the effects of the equally-temporary surge in activity related to an economic boom.
Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
Taken all together, defense spending in Fiscal Year 2019 totals more than the state budget of Texas seven times over.
Free MarketsGold StandardHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory
Legal SystemWorld History
In spite of stringent gun-control measures, Brazil's homicide rates are among the worst in the world. Now there's a movement to let more Brazilians defend themselves with private gun ownership.
At the end of July 2018, the National Assembly estimated that each week six Venezuelan children die of starvation.