Everyone knows different countries treat drugs differently. For example, if you get caught buying or selling a large amount of marijuana in Canada, you’re probably not going to get your head chopped off by the government–but in Saudi Arabia, that is the law.
Like many upper middle-class 20-somethings, I am the product of what has been disparagingly termed “helicopter parenting”. Although cosseting, over-concerned parents have long been a trope in modern society, only in Generation Y has it become the norm. Helicopter parents,
Libertarianism is, first and foremost, a political philosophy, and as such most of its discussions are confined to the comparatively dry realms of politics, economics and law. Intellectuals can spend their whole lives engaging in lofty, academic discourse that few
Reprinted from Mises.org [The Dao of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World. By Mark Spitznagel. Wiley Press, 2013.] The economy is extremely complex. As Leonard Read taught, no single individual in the world knows how to make something as simple
There’s plenty of fretting about children. They’re obese, mentally weak, lack ambition, feel entitled, and must have instant gratification. This is all the result of walling off children from adults with child labor laws and an increasing minimum wage. Now
The online black market Silk Road, that served as a haven for those interested in purchasing illicit materials (along with perfectly legal goods like books and clothes), has been seized and shut down by the FBI, along with the arrest
Reprinted from LewRockwell.com What the government is good at is collecting taxes, taking away your freedoms and killing people. It’s not good at much else. – Tom Clancy In the science of chaos, “attractors” are operational principles around which turbulence and apparent