The Power of Independent Thinking




Stay Connected
Get the latest updates straight to your inbox.









en Espanol Commentary Articles

Students Blocked from Attending Better Schools
Vicki E. Alger | April 3, 2011

Adventures in Federal Budget Cutting
S. Fred Singer | April 1, 2011

Tear Down This Wall
Art Carden | March 31, 2011

High Costs May Not Be the Worst Aspects of the Attack on Libya
Ivan Eland | March 30, 2011

Latin America—No Drama, Obama
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | March 30, 2011

The Libya Folly
Charles V. Peña | March 28, 2011

Should Governments Monopolize Education?
Art Carden | March 24, 2011

Nuclear Hysteria
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | March 23, 2011

Buy Two Wars, Get Another for Half Price
Ivan Eland | March 23, 2011

An “Abolitionist” Approach to Federal Spending
Emily C. Skarbek | March 21, 2011

Cultural Values, not Dictators Like Libya’s Qaddafi, are Chief Obstacle to Arab Progress
William Ratliff | March 18, 2011

Can You Love Free Markets and the Poor?
Art Carden | March 17, 2011

Larry Summers Claims Japanese Disaster Will Boost Economy
David J. Theroux | March 17, 2011

Silicon Valley, Beware of Feds Bearing R&D Gifts
William F. Shughart II | March 16, 2011

Another Imperial Quagmire?
Ivan Eland | March 16, 2011

Obama’s Trip to Latin America
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | March 16, 2011

Ideological and Political Underpinnings of the Great Society
Robert Higgs | March 15, 2011

Good Bye, Kyoto
S. Fred Singer | March 13, 2011

Walking on Broken Glass?
Art Carden | March 12, 2011

Libertarian Compassionomics?
Art Carden | March 11, 2011

The Defense Budget
Ignorance Is Not Bliss

Winslow T. Wheeler | March 9, 2011

A Superpower Needs to Emulate an Economic Superhero
Ivan Eland | March 9, 2011

Should Mexico Go the ‘British Way’?
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | March 9, 2011

Bernanke’s Macroeconomic Errors
Robert Higgs | March 5, 2011

What Can We Do About the Pirates?
Art Carden | March 3, 2011

Crime and Punishment in American College Sports
Richard K. Vedder | March 2, 2011

Should the U.S. Government Encourage Potential Darwin Award Winners?
Ivan Eland | March 2, 2011

Oil At $150?
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | March 2, 2011

U.S. Energy Policy Holds Us Hostage to Events Abroad
William F. Shughart II | February 28, 2011

Let Education Choice SOAR Coast to Coast
Vicki E. Alger | February 27, 2011

Labor Pains in Madison
Art Carden | February 25, 2011

Why Boom Is a No-Show: A Lack of Net Investment
Robert Higgs | February 25, 2011

Wisconsin Matters to the World
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | February 23, 2011

What Do Climate Data Really Show? The Berkeley Climate Data Project
S. Fred Singer | February 22, 2011

Did Reagan Win the Cold War?
Ivan Eland | February 21, 2011

Those Numbing Budget Numbers Mean Something
Emily C. Skarbek | February 19, 2011

The Sad State of the State of California
S. Fred Singer | February 18, 2011

Across-the-Board Cuts Needed to Avoid Fiscal Armageddon
Ivan Eland | February 16, 2011

Obama and Brazil—A Fresh Start?
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | February 16, 2011

Tear Down This Wall (of Fame): Reagan’s Overrated Foreign Policy
Ivan Eland | February 9, 2011

Who Won, Who Lost in Egypt?
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | February 9, 2011

Wallets, Waitlines, and Walmart
Art Carden | February 8, 2011

Pentagon Cuts Don’t Cut It. Want to Really Save Money? Get a New Security Strategy.
Charles V. Peña | February 2, 2011

Neither Justice Nor Stability
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | February 2, 2011

Compassion Alone is Insufficient: Mind the Gap Between Intentions and Outcomes
Art Carden | January 29, 2011

Obama’s Regulatory Deja Vu
Dude, It’s Been Done, and It Flopped

William F. Shughart II | January 27, 2011

If We Win the Future, Who Loses?
Art Carden | January 26, 2011

Sin, Sacrifice, and the State of the Union
Robert H. Nelson | January 26, 2011

The Specter of Inflation
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | January 26, 2011

Uncertainty Continues to Depress Jobs
Robert Higgs | January 25, 2011



  • Catalyst
  • MyGovCost.org
  • FDAReview.org
  • OnPower.org
  • elindependent.org