Posts by Robert Higgs
Robert Higgs is Retired Senior Fellow in Political Economy at the Independent Institute, author or editor of over fourteen Independent books, and Founding Editor of Independent’s quarterly journal The Independent Review.
Congenial Communications—Another Miracle of the Market
Trump’s Trade Policy—A Reductio ad Absurdum
You Can Fight City Hall, but You’ll Almost Certainly Lose
You Don’t Make the Tax Laws, but You Do Pay the Taxes
Community, True and False
Does Ideological Dystopia Await Us?
My Personal Trade Deficit Is Killing Me—or So Trump Would Have You Believe
Tariffs Cause Americans to Accept Inferior Deals
Tariffs Remove Options and Necessarily Reduce Economic Well-Being
All Hail the Entrepreneurs (and the Carnitas They Bring Us)
Nationalism, the Ideological Delusion at the Heart of Protectionism
Many Different “Problems,” Identical “Solution” in Every Case
The Historian and His Times
Take Pity on the Economist
China—Americans’ Economic Bugaboo du Jour
Immigration-Policy Politics Is Local, Too
Nationalism Is a Weird Ideology
A Surefire Way to Improve the World
No One Owns a Culture
Does Your Vote Matter?
Government Obstructions on Importation and Immigration Are Parallel Forms of Plunder
American Exceptionalism
For Most Americans, U.S. Defense and Foreign Affairs Take Place in a Parallel Universe
What Do Judges Maximize?
Gratitude in an Unfree World

  • Catalyst
  • Beyond Homeless