Are Libertarians Idealists?

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 3 Comments

This article came out a few days ago: “Libertarians are the New Communists.” Feel free to read it first, I’ll wait. For those that don’t here is the  summary: Communists misunderstood human nature’s desire for individual freedom  but Libertarians misunderstand human nature’s willingness to free-ride and rip  each other off. Is this right? There are certainly a  lot of counterpoints I could …

From Seoul to San Diego

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 5 Comments

Having returned from a few weeks in Seoul it’s amazing how an Asian Tiger Economy differs from ours.  South Korea’s recent economic history starts after the Korean War where it was poorer than many sub-Saharan African countries to today where it’s part of the G-20 with a per capita over $30,000. Although the economy has had heavy government involvement in …