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Over the course of the pandemic, principles of what a free society means are being redefined by collectivists.   Consider this essay, Don’t COVID Vaccine Mandates Actually Promote Freedom? Medical ethicists Kyle Ferguson and Arthur Caplan argue, “Those who oppose cracking down on the unvaccinated are getting...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetHere’s a letter to a high-school senior in Virginia: Mr. H__: Thanks for your e-mail, and for reading Cafe Hayek. As you predict, I join you in rejecting your economics teacher’s belief that “Milton Friedman’s teachings privileged the powerful … and oppressed workers and the disenfranchised.”...

What do Glenn Greenwald, Steven Pinker, and Jonah Goldberg have in common? Left vs. right is such a crude distinction, after all. It always has been. It pulls people into partisan team sports. It locks them in affiliation binaries. It pits them against one another in...

|Peter Boettke| As US military planes left the airport in Afghanistan, the longest war in US history came to an end.  Now begins the hard recognition of the true costs of the last 20 years. Sadness of this episode in US history was accented last Sunday...

Aldous Huxley, an English writer and philosopher, wrote nearly 50 books, the most famous being “Brave New World,” a dystopian science-fiction novel published in 1932. The world in the novel is a futuristic one based on science and technology. Emotions and the sense of individuality...

Dear Readers, Hello from Great Barrington, in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. I was born and raised a scant 45 miles from here, in Watertown, Connecticut, so for me this is a homecoming of sorts. My career has taken me to every region of the United...