The Fiscal Cliff and the Showdown Between Redistribution and Property Rights

…But first, Milton Friedman agreeing with a socialist:  “One of the reasons why I am in favor of less government is because when you have more government, industrialists take it over, and the two together form a coalition against the… Continue Reading

An Occupier rebuffs Lawrence Lessig’s proposal for taking the movement beyond mere protests

The recent exchange linked below between self-described liberal Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig, author of the excellent new book, Republic, Lost, and The Nation sports editor Dave Zirin, helped crystallize for me why the Occupy movement will continue to struggle to… Continue Reading