Why I Prefer Freedom

(From a Tweetstorm) Evil lives in dark corners. The more dark corners exist, the more it thrives. Competition tends to squeeze out dark corners. Monopolies on violence, backed by propaganda and fear, create more dark corners. Anything deemed too important/necessary to question or face competition…


Go Get Some Free Books Today

Six of my books are currently free for Kindle in the Amazon store, starting two days ago and ending December 5.  Turns out when price goes down, people consume more.  I guess economists know what they're talking about. As of today, all six of them are ranking in the top 2 in their category. 11…


All My Books Free on Amazon for Five Days

If you're a Kindle reader and you want some free stuff to read or gift this holiday season, all of my books are free from December 1 to December 5. You can find them here. The paperback versions are cheap too if you're old school.


Why Bureaucracy Grows

This is a chapter from a book I've never read in whole, written by George Roche. This chapter once appeared as a stand-alone booklet published by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, and to this day I think accurately describes how Public Choice Theory plays out in practice better than any other.…


What is Work?

Every Monday I send an internal email to Praxis participants and alumni. I don't share them publicly, but today's was one I wanted archived on the blog for later, as I have a lot more to say on this theme. What is work? That's a deceptively hard question.  It's also of crucial importance.  There…


Good Marketers Are Hard to Find

Praxis is hiring a marketing lead. (Check out the role and apply here.) It's so hard to find good marketing people with experience.  Entry-level marketing talent isn't hard to find.  There are a lot of hungry young people with the raw material to do some basic content, social media, SEO, etc. work.…