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Exempt

Why Unions Exempt Themselves from Hard-Fought Minimum Wage Hikes by Diana Furchtgott-Roth. Unions have been at the forefront of drives to raise the minimum wage to $10, $12, or $15 an hour. Take Fight for $15, funded by the Service […]

Batteries

What Would It Take to Double a Cell Phone’s Battery Life? by Nicholas St. Fleur. How is it possible that mobile phones can do so much—summon cars, order groceries, make video-calls, count footsteps—and yet still drain power so quickly? For […]

Freedom

Jack and Jill and Two Kinds of Freedom by George H. Smith. Smith analyzes two kinds of freedom, pragmatic and moral, and gives examples of how this distinction has been used in the history of libertarian thought. More.

Muzzling

A Summer Break from Campus Muzzling by George F. Will. Commencement season brings a respite from the sinister childishness rampant on campuses. Attacks on freedom of speech come from the professoriate, that herd of independent minds, and from the ever-thickening […]

Liberty

Magna Carta: Eight Centuries of Liberty by Daniel Hannan. June marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the ‘Great Charter’ that established the rule of law for the English-speaking world. Its revolutionary impact still resounds today. More.