Nock and Mencken on Democracy and Equality

Nock and Mencken on Democracy and Equality Albert Jay Nock (1870–1945) and Henry L. Mencken (1880–1956) were the two leading libertarian intellectuals of the Old Right, during the thirties of the twentieth century. Both defended laissez-faire but...
Hayek on Health Care

Hayek on Health Care

Hayek on Health Care and Other Social Safety Nets This lesson is on how Hayek views Health Care and other Social Safety Nets. The following passage is taken from The Road to Serfdom, Text and Documents, The Definitive Edition, by F. A. Hayek, edited by Bruce Caldwell,...

Frank S. Meyer: The Fusionist as Libertarian

Frank S. Meyer: The Fusionist as Libertarian Until a few years ago, the conservative spectrum could be comfortably sundered into the “traditionalists” at one pole, the “libertarians” at the other, and the “fusionists” as either...
Lesson on Federalist Paper #10

Lesson on Federalist Paper #10

Lesson on Federalist Paper #10 Madison begins perhaps the most famous of the Federalist papers by stating that one of the strongest arguments in favor of the Constitution is the fact that it establishes a government capable of controlling the violence and damage...

Design Thinking

What is Design Thinking and Why Is It So Popular? Design Thinking is not an exclusive property of designers—all great innovators in literature, art, music, science, engineering, and business have practiced it. So, why call it Design Thinking? What’s...

I, Pencil

The activities for Economics in One Day are developed around the themes of Leonard E. Read’s classic essay, ‘‘I, Pencil.’’ ARTICLE: I, Pencil: My Family Tree – Leonard Reed (FEE.org) [http://at.fee.org/1yAq6Jf] ‘‘Not a...