Walter Block holds the Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics at the J. A. Butt School of Business at
Loyola University New Orleans
, and is a senior fellow of the
Ludwig von Mises Institute.
Jul 13, 2020
The Sooner the FDA Is Disbanded, the Better For Us All
The Food and Drug Administration must go. And salt should be sown where once it stood. This organization is costly, is a gargantuan waste of time and causes needless deaths by...
Jul 2, 2020
Seeking An Economic Solution To the Question of Who Owns the Land
If I tried to burn some railroad tracks in Canada, my fate would be clear and immediate. As soon as information about my despicable act was known to the authorities, I would be...
Jun 23, 2020
At a Time of Lockdowns, Sweden Thankfully Tries Something Different
The jury is still out on whether their policy was better than ours. But we need different “laboratories” trying different techniques if we are to maximize our chances of...
Jun 22, 2020
Stop Whining About the 'Fairness' of Tech Job Concentration
Five major cities have been hogging up the lion’s share of new hi-tech jobs. They are Boston, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and San Jose. They have accounted for, wait for...
Jun 11, 2020
There's No 'But China' When It Comes to the Genius of Free Trade
Some fair weather friends of free trade have been rethinking their positions in the face of supposed Chinese economic weaponization of pharmaceuticals. They are now embracing managed...
May 27, 2020
There's a Schizophrenic Quality to Minimum Wage Support
One of these days, the economy will get back up on its feet. But will the recovery resemble a V, with a sharp upward thrust, or a flat U shape, keeping us in the doldrums...
May 25, 2020
Is Taking Money From Government Compatible With LIbertarianism?
The government is now offering CARES Act Loans to numerous firms and institutions. This has brought up, once again, the perennial question: Is it compatible with libertarianism to...
Mar 20, 2020
End Mexican Drug Cartels, and the Cartels In the U.S. Too
Just a few months ago, nine members of the Mormon Church, three women and six children were murdered, possibly in a drug cartel cross fire in the northern Mexican state of Sonora....
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