March 2013

The Material and Moral: What Marxism Misconstrues

This article was originally published at ValuesandCapitalism.com on March 21, 2013. Few economists take Karl Marx seriously. His economics, they say, is riddled with basic fallacies, and his political philosophy is more religious than scientific—the product of irrational conviction more than impartial observation. But despite this general distaste for Marxist economics, his belief in prosperity […]

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Solving Problems Apart from the Law

This article was originally published by ValuesandCapitalism.com on March 7, 2013. Last year alone, more than 40,000 new laws took effect across the United States. Regulating everything from immigration to happy hours to golf cart traffic, the force of law is quickly becoming Americans’ favorite way to resolve conflicts. And while there are social issues that we […]

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