Au cours des dernières années, un mouvement important de censure s’est établi au sein des médias, du milieu académique et de la population en général. Pourquoi doit-on s’inquiéter de ce mouvement?
A climate of censorship seems to be taking hold on our university campuses, within our cultural institutions, and even among the general public. This new puritanism hurts the economy and makes Quebecers poorer. Indeed, this publication shows that we would be richer if we had even more freedom of expression.
Les débats d’idées, ainsi que l’économie de marché en général, sont menacés par ces tendances et il faut en prendre conscience.
In his 1946 book Economics in One Lesson, Henry Hazlitt observed that “government ‘encouragement’ to business is sometimes as much to be feared as government hostility.”
In addition to a health crisis, the coronavirus pandemic raises concerns about an economic crisis. While several commentators draw parallels with the Spanish influenza, this MEI publication analyzes the economic lessons that should be learned from this historical episode.
Malgré la situation difficile que nous vivons tous, plusieurs initiatives et réactions de nos concitoyens et ailleurs dans le monde peuvent nous rendre fiers.
Ethiopia is turning to the free market economy.
The concept of socialism deserves to be rigorously defined.
Review of the book « Money » by Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames.
This booklet contains short write-ups on the lives and ideas of eighteen classical liberal thinkers from the past century and a half. Together, these short biographical essays tell the story of the evolution of classical liberal thought as the benefits of freedom have spread, though haltingly and unevenly, around the world. And they point the way forward to a future of greater and more widespread wealth and well-being for all.