Marian L. Tupy
2 October 2015
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Is inequality increasing or decreasing? The answer depends on our point of reference. In America, the income gap between the top 1% and the rest has grown appreciably. It is true that most of us see...
Christian Stadler and Lynne Kiesling
14 September 2015

Do free markets help or oppress the poor? What, if anything, have free markets done for the poor worldwide? In this panel discussion at the IEA's THINK Conference, chaired by Ryan Bourne, this...
Sam Collins
17 August 2014

It is easy to pick up a newspaper, watch television or look on a blog and assume the end is nigh. Between foreign affairs crises, demographic time bombs, debt icebergs and having only hours left to...
Philip Booth
23 January 2014
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Those on the left of the political spectrum argue that many of the world’s problems are caused by big business exploiting the poor. Those who support a free economy, meanwhile, lay many of the...
Philip Booth
23 December 2013
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Pope Francis's Apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium is a manifesto for evangelisation that challenges every reader at every point in the development of the narrative. In nearly all parts of...
Kristian Niemietz
21 December 2009

I once saw a strange movie about a woman who made up a fictitious son and convinced everyone in her village that he existed. She tells anecdotes about him all the time, so vividly that in the...
Richard Wellings
14 November 2009

●  Philip Booth argues in the FT that ethics alone will not stop financial crises   ●  Patrick Basham and John Luik explain why banning tobacco displays benefits the black market...
Kristian Niemietz
8 April 2009

I sometimes wonder whether anti-globalisation activists have some kind of automatic text generator, which works more or less like this: you enter an idea which you disapprove of, say “free...