Posts by Robert Higgs
Robert Higgs • Monday July 22, 2019 at 9:30 AM PDT
Through the ages, many observers have noted how markets promote peaceful and mutually enriching dealings among people of varying languages, customs, religions, and backgrounds.
Robert Higgs • Monday June 3, 2019 at 10:52 AM PDT
Apart from practical difficulties and impossibilities, a Trumpian trade triumph, even if it could be achieved, would be a horrible objective to attain.
Robert Higgs • Friday April 19, 2019 at 1:28 PM PDT
Participatory fascism provides citizens the illusion of a voice while ensuring state control.
Robert Higgs • Wednesday April 3, 2019 at 2:17 PM PDT
The Internal Revenue Code is a massively complex part of the laws of the United States of America.
Robert Higgs • Monday March 18, 2019 at 2:12 PM PDT
False communities are more accurately described as political factions.
Robert Higgs • Thursday February 28, 2019 at 12:30 PM PST
Imagine a world in which the great majority has no respect for facts or for truth of any sort, where ideological convictions rule almost everyone’s understanding of the world, where truth has become an endangered rhetorical species on the brink of extinction.
Robert Higgs • Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 2:31 PM PST
President Trump’s trade policies don’t match up with basic economic principles.
Robert Higgs • at 9:59 AM PST
Tariffs make superior offers less desirable for buyers by making them more costly.
Robert Higgs • Wednesday February 13, 2019 at 11:41 AM PST
You simply can’t make people better off by removing options from them.
Robert Higgs • Tuesday February 5, 2019 at 12:12 PM PST
It’s not the government that stands between the people and starvation. It’s the entrepreneurs.