Robert Higgs Archive
Robert Higgs • Monday March 19, 2018 at 9:21 AM PDT
Socio-economic problems take two forms: one form is fake; the other is real.
Robert Higgs • Friday March 16, 2018 at 2:04 PM PDT
Freedom is an ongoing process.
Robert Higgs • Wednesday March 7, 2018 at 11:12 AM PDT
There’s a Catch-22 in regard to efforts aimed at diminishing state domination and enlarging genuine liberty.
Robert Higgs • Tuesday March 6, 2018 at 11:05 AM PDT
If an action is immoral for me and you, it is also immoral for others, including those who constitute the government.
Robert Higgs • Monday March 5, 2018 at 11:05 AM PDT
What are assault weapons?
Robert Higgs • Tuesday February 13, 2018 at 10:20 AM PDT
Many libertarians have embraced the slogan “taxation is theft.”
Robert Higgs • Tuesday January 30, 2018 at 9:12 AM PDT
Okay, let’s suppose you hate Mexicans, Haitians, Hondurans, and all the other foreigners trying to get out of their wretched places and into the USA—obviously lots of people do hate them. So naturally you want the authorities to take whatever measures they deem necessary to keep these people out—walls, border thugs, internal checkpoints, whatever...
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Robert Higgs • Monday January 29, 2018 at 9:12 AM PDT
I live in a very remote place, even by Mexican standards. The nearest fair-sized city, Chetumal, is about 125 miles away, and one needs about two and a half hours or more to get there by car. Nearby shopping is extremely limited. A few grocery items may be purchased in the village of Xcalak....
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Robert Higgs • Monday January 15, 2018 at 10:04 AM PDT
Immigrants continue to blend into American culture, generally speaking, in the same way that previous arrivals blended in.
Robert Higgs • Monday December 18, 2017 at 10:21 AM PDT
In discussing the economy and especially economic policy, mainstream economists have been in love with optimality for a century or so.