Category: Economics

“Eugenics and Other Evils” by G.K. Chesterton

Mr. Chesterton’s long essay on eugenics and other evils was written in 1922, just a few years

“The Principles of Scientific Management” by Frederick Winslow Taylor

Frederick Winslow Taylor was an early advocate for applying ‘scientific’ principles to the

“A Message to Garcia: The Original 1899 Edition” by Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard penned his classic essay, “A Message to Garcia” in one hour after a dinnertime discussion

“Common Sense” by Thomas Paine

Published in January of 1776, Thomas Paine’s fiery defense for independence came at just the right moment to turn the tide of American opinion towards freedom and

“That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen: Bastiat and the Broken Window (1853)” by Frédéric Bastiat

Frédéric Bastiat is well known for his ‘broken window’ parable.  While other economists were looking at how maintaining a standing army, launching public works projects,