April 30, 2023 • Article

Is the effective altruism movement in trouble?

By Olúfẹ́mi O Táíwò and Joshua Stein Sam Bankman-Fried’s recent alleged fraud raises familiar questions about the reliability and regulation of cryptocurrency. But it also calls into question “effective altruism”, […]

October 11, 2022 • Daily NOUS

Free Business Ethics Course Materials

By Justin Weinberg A team of scholars at Georgetown University have developed a set of open-access resources for teaching and learning business ethics. The package of materials, “Business Ethics in […]

September 12, 2022 • American Institute for Economic Research

The Venture Capitalist Approach to Being an Academic

Traditional capitalist investors seek steady returns on investments with little risk of failure. Venture capitalists, however, invest in an array of risky but potentially high-return projects. Similarly, traditional academics seek […]

June 15, 2022 • Divided We Fall

The Impact of Voter Turnout on Polarization

Will Increasing Turnout So Everyone Votes Reduce Polarization and Extreme Partisanship? Will Increasing Turnout So Everyone Votes Reduce Polarization and Extreme Partisanship? By Michael Neblo, Jason Brennan, and Whitney Quesenbery. Engaging Constituents is […]

May 2, 2022 • E-International Relations

Interview with E-International Relations

Where do you see the most exciting research/debates happening in your field? Let’s talk specifically about democratic theory. Over on the normative side, that is, the side that is trying […]

February 16, 2022 • National Review

How Georgetown Is Stifling Speech on Campus

The university is implementing the academic analog of a SLAPP suit against Ilya Shapiro. How do you stifle unpopular speech at a place like Georgetown University whose policy states that […]

February 1, 2022 • Reason Magazine

Against Champagne Socialists

Why Bernie Sanders, Hasan Piker, and Elizabeth Warren should open their wallets before they open their mouths By Jason Brennan and Christopher Freiman It’s been a bad year in public […]

January 25, 2022 • American Institute for Economic Research

“What the Hell is Inflation Anyway?”

For most of the history of the term, inflation did not mean rising prices but rather rising prices were one of the consequences of inflation.