- A man wants to earn money in order to be happy, and his whole effort and the best of a life are devoted to the earning of that money. Happiness is forgotten; the means are taken for the end.
- Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
--Franklin D. Roosevelt
- The great virtue of a free market system is that it..is the most effective system we have discovered to enable people who hate one another to deal with one another and help one another.
- As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
- Birth and wealth are conferred on some men as imperiously by nature, as genius, strength, or beauty.
David Coates argues that to win again the US centre-left must build broad class alliances that include the white poor.
A look at new data that confirms that liberals tend to be keener on health related nudges than conservatives.
How an online experiment confirms Kahneman and Tversky's findings on the framing effect.
Jeremy Stangroom looks at the curious case of the nudge that attracted the ire of the British police.
Donald Hirsch cautions against recklessness in the move to a "real living wage" policy.
Dan Hough on cultures of corruption, and how rule changes, in and of themselves, are not enough.