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Free Markets

Defenses and Critiques of Markets 2015: A Seminar with Dr. P.J. Hill

On February 19-22, 2015, amidst snow-covered hills in northern Virginia, Values & Capitalism’s team partnered with Wheaton economics professor (emeritus) P.J. Hill in hosting our second annual faculty colloquium, “Markets: Defenses and Critiques.” The weekend was...

How the Hipster Ethic Is Revitalizing the American Economy

Let me be clear. I am no advocate of hipster culture as it is often realized in American society today. At its worst, it is contrarian for the mere sake of being contrarian, which is, of course, obnoxious. But at the same time, there are positive, even praiseworthy...