The Innovator Versus the Collective

My latest book, The Innovator Versus the Collective, is now available in paperback and Kindle. The Introduction to the book is posted below.

At the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain, many textile workers rebelled against the labor-saving machines being introduced. The Luddites—as they were called—believed that this new technology would mean the […]

The Tragedy is “the Commons”

Since Roman times, it has been held that certain resources, such as air and water, could not and should not be privately owned, but instead held “in common.” Today, “the commons” movement seeks to destroy private property rights by equating air and water with such man-made values as the Internet and the electrical grid. This […]

Individual Rights and Government Wrongs

Politicians and pundits regularly decry the increasingly divisive nature of American politics. From the Tea Parties to Occupy Wall Street, Americans are not happy with their government, and they are making their displeasure known. But what is causing this divide? And what is the solution?

“In his book, Individual Rights and Government Wrongs, Brian Phillips […]