We write articles, essays, and research papers on a wide range of topics. To see some of our work, please choose a category:

Philosophy, Ethics, & Government

Brits Should Reject Monarchy and Embrace RightsThe Objective StandardMay 3, 2023Thomas
Good Riddance to Jacinda Ardern, Arch-StatistThe Objective StandardJanuary 24, 2023Thomas
Don’t ask ‘Who Will Build the Roads?’ Ask ‘Do We Even Want Roads?’FEE.orgJanuary 22, 2023Thomas
Does Abortion Violate Rights?The Objective StandardOctober 4, 2022Angelica
Why French Revolution-Inspired Attitudes Toward the Ultra-Wealthy Are NonsensicalFEE.orgFebruary 17, 2022Angelica
Is College Education a Human Right?FEE.orgJanuary 26, 2022Angelica
Elon Musk is Right: Governments Shouldn’t Control Land on Other PlanetsFEE.orgJanuary 25, 2022Thomas
Star Trek, Marx, Maezawa, and the Moneyless Dream: Utopian or Dystopian?The Objective StandardJanuary 21, 2022Thomas (with Jon Hersey)
Sprinklegate and Europe’s Permission SocietyThe Objective StandardDecember 9, 2021Angelica
The Tulip Won’t Bloom in London, Thanks to Rights-Violating PoliticiansThe Objective Standard December 8, 2021Thomas
Shame on MIT for Bowing to a Twitter MobThe Objective StandardNovember 12, 2021Angelica
Contra Rep. Chip Roy, Rights Don’t Come from GodOn Solid GroundNovember 10, 2021Thomas
Peter Boghossian ShrugsThe Objective StandardOctober 1, 2021Angelica
Environmentalists Show Their Disregard for Human LifeOn Solid GroundSeptember 20, 2021Thomas
What a Global Minimum Tax Means—Economically and MorallyThe Objective Standard July 15, 2021Angelica
Kudos to Dan Wootton and GB News for Challenging the LockdownsThe Objective Standard June 22, 2021Thomas
A Chance to Rein in Eminent DomainCapitalism MagazineJune 3, 2021Angelica
The Anti-Progress Crusade against FlightThe Objective Standard April 16, 2021Thomas
End the Injustice of Civil Asset ForfeitureThe Objective StandardMarch 19, 2021Angelica
Why the MORE Act is Morally CorrectStudents For LibertyJanuary 12, 2021Angelica
Sweden Hasn’t ‘Failed Its People,’ It Has Protected Their RightsThe Objective StandardNovember 13, 2020 Thomas
The Immorality of Universal Basic IncomeThe Objective Standard November 13, 2020Angelica
Life in No-Lockdown SwedenThe Objective StandardOctober 23, 2020Thomas

Economics & Business

International Tyranny

Are Filmmakers Finally Standing Up to Chinese Censorship?The Objective StandardDecember 12, 2022Angelica
Protesters to China’s Tyrants: ‘Communist Party, Step Down!’The Objective StandardDecember 2, 2022Thomas
Russian Tyranny and Conscription—Courtesy of AltruismThe Objective StandardOctober 12, 2022Thomas
Russia Shows Why Britain Was Right to Send Weapons to UkraineThe Objective StandardMay 6, 2022Thomas
The Collectivist Roots of Russian AtrocitiesThe Objective StandardApril 7, 2022Thomas
Putin, Planes, and Dealing with DictatorsThe Objective StandardMarch 16, 2022Thomas
The Fundamental Difference between Ukraine and RussiaThe Objective StandardJanuary 31, 2022Thomas
Here’s to Belarus’s Freedom FightersThe Objective StandardAugust 5, 2021Angelica
Britain and All Western Countries Should Support Hong Kong’s Struggle to Escape Chinese OppressionThe Objective StandardJune 26, 2020Thomas

Book Reviews

A Few Thoughts on Asimov’s Foundation TrilogyTechnological OptimismDecember 12, 2022Thomas
Brazen: From Long Sleeves to Lingerie by Julia HeartThe Objective StandardAugust 10, 2022Angelica
Touching the Art: A Guide to Enjoying Art at a Museum by Luc TraversThe Objective StandardSeptember 3, 2021Angelica
The God Delusion by Richard DawkinsThe Objective StandardMay 3, 2021Angelica

Film & TV

Oppenheimer, Written and Directed by Christopher NolanThe Objective StandardJuly 28, 2023Angelica
What’s Love Got to Do With It? Directed by Shekhar KapurThe Objective StandardMarch 14, 2023Thomas & Angelica
Babylon 5: Pioneering, Philosophic Science FictionThe Objective StandardFebruary 21, 2023Thomas
How Star Trek Primed Me for Rational PhilosophyTechnological OptimismFebruary 15, 2023Thomas
Knock at the Cabin, Written, Produced, and Directed by M. Night ShyamalanThe Objective StandardFebruary 13, 2023Thomas & Angelica
Are Filmmakers Finally Standing Up to Chinese Censorship?The Objective StandardDecember 12, 2022Angelica
The Orville: New Horizons, Created by Seth McFarlaneThe Objective StandardNovember 21, 2022Thomas
Hocus Pocus 2, Directed by Anne FletcherThe Objective StandardNovember 2, 2022Angelica
Ella Enchanted: A Fun Celebration of FreedomOn Solid GroundMay 10, 2022Angelica
The Book of Boba Fett, Created by Jon FavreauThe Objective StandardFebruary 18, 2022Thomas
Star Trek, Marx, Maezawa, and the Moneyless Dream: Utopian or Dystopian?The Objective StandardJanuary 21, 2022Thomas
Free Guy, Written by Matt Lieberman and Zak PennThe Objective StandardSeptember 2, 2021Thomas
Loki, Created by Michael WaldronThe Objective Standard July 19, 2021 Thomas
Ludovico Einaudi: Artistic Integrity and Harmonious MusicOn Solid GroundApril 9, 2021Angelica
WandaVision, Created by Jac SchaefferThe Objective StandardMarch 12, 2021Thomas
Secrets of the Magna Carta, Written by Martin DurkinThe Objective StandardMarch 7, 2021Thomas
The Iron Lady, Written by Abi MorganThe Objective Standard February 12, 2021Angelica
The Death of Stalin by Armando IannucciThe Objective StandardAugust 28, 2020Thomas
I Can Reach Any Star: The Beautiful Philosophy of Star Trek: EnterpriseOn Solid GroundJuly 10, 2020Thomas

Music & Other Arts

Five Great Life Lessons from the Music of RushOn Solid GroundSeptember 4, 2022Thomas
Straight Line Crazy by David HareThe Objective StandardJune 7, 2022Thomas
Unstoppable Momentum: The Music of Joe SatrianiOn Solid GroundApril 15, 2021Thomas
Ludovico Einaudi: Artistic Integrity and Harmonious MusicOn Solid GroundFebruary 21, 2023Angelica
Five Phenomenal Long-Form Rock SongsThe Objective StandardNovember 19, 2020Thomas
Art as Inspiration: Lang Lang at the PradoOn Solid GroundJanuary 14, 2021Angelica
“Pick Yourself Up” with Fred Astaire and Ginger RogersOn Solid GroundDecember 5, 2020Angelica
Swan Lake and the Triumph of the GoodOn Solid GroundSeptember 8, 2020Angelica
Still Rocking at Sixty: The Endless Vitality of Iron MaidenOn Solid GroundAugust 26, 2020Thomas
Explore ‘Uniquely Human Moments of Triumph’ with AudiomachineOn Solid GroundJuly 29, 2020Angelica
Music for Freedom: Ennio Morricone’s “Run Man Run”On Solid GroundJune 8, 2020Thomas
‘The Earth Becomes My Throne’: Individualism in Metallica’s Black AlbumThe Objective StandardMay 7, 2020Thomas

History & Biographies

Robert P. McCulloch: The Man Who Bought London BridgeThe Objective StandardJuly 11, 2023Thomas
Five of Richard Branson’s Most Inspiring MomentsThe Objective StandardJanuary 13, 2023Thomas
Elihu Palmer’s Journey from Religion to ReasonThe Objective StandardSeptember 27, 2022Thomas
Ray Harryhausen: Giving New Life to Old LegendsThe Objective StandardSeptember 25, 2021Thomas
‘From Sawdust to Stardust’: Jackie Cochran’s Soaring AchievementsThe Objective StandardJune 2, 2021Angelica
The Golden Era of American RailroadsOn Solid GroundSeptember 29, 2020Thomas
Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s Bridges to the FutureThe Objective StandardAugust 20, 2020Thomas

Science & Technology

The Case for Nukes: How We Can Beat Global Warming and Create a Free, Open, and Magnificent Future by Robert ZubrinThe Objective StandardApril 3, 2023Thomas
We’re Still in the Ice AgeTechnological OptimismMarch 7, 2023Thomas
Civilization Isn’t Destroying Nature… It’s Part of ItTechnological OptimismJanuary 22, 2023Thomas
Why Do We Assume that Biodiversity is Good?Technological OptimismNovember 17, 2022Thomas
The Problem with Zero-Emission AirlinersTechnological OptimismNovember 8, 2022Thomas
Johan Norberg on Openness, Innovation, and FlourishingThe Objective StandardAugust 19, 2022Thomas & Angelica
How Going to Space Can Enhance Human Flourishing, with Dr. Robert ZubrinThe Objective StandardApril 16, 2022Thomas
Robot ‘Artists’ Muddy the Meaning of ArtThe Objective StandardNovember 3, 2021Thomas

Good Living

Improve Relationships, Teams, and Communication with Radical CandorOn Solid GroundSeptember 8, 2022Angelica
How Writing Saved my CareerOn Solid GroundJanuary 27, 2022Thomas
Five Benefits of Reading GroupsOn Solid GroundJanuary 19, 2022Angelica
The Road to Success is Paved with GritOn Solid GroundDecember 8, 2021Angelica
Fostering Curiosity to Reach Your PotentialOn Solid GroundJuly 17, 2021Angelica
How to Generate MotivationOn Solid GroundJune 15, 2021Angelica
Cut Out the Unnecessary Negativity of News and Social MediaOn Solid GroundJune 10, 2021Thomas
The Source and Value of Self-esteemOn Solid GroundMay 16, 2021Angelica
The Delights of Dance: Health, Expression, and MusicalityOn Solid GroundMarch 28, 2021Angelica
How We Strengthened Our Relationship in Times of LockdownOn Solid GroundFebruary 20, 2021Thomas & Angelica
Five Amazing Things that Happened in 2020The Objective StandardJanuary 5, 2021Thomas
How to Make Work Something You LoveOn Solid GroundDecember 18, 2020Thomas

Research Papers

High Street Heist: How to Save the High Streets By Relaxing AntiCompetitive Zoning RulesAdam Smith InstituteThomas