You may have all the money, Raymond, but I have all the men with guns.Vice President Francis Underwood, House of cards, (2013)

Adam Smith

Contrary to common descriptions, the policy recommendations of Adam Smith could be characterised as "state interventionism" by modern-day neoliberals and libertarians.

Adam Smith had peculiar ideas regarding education that wouldn't sit well neither with free-market economics professors, nor with women.

If Adam Smith is celebrated for one thing, this is his fervent support for free trade. Well, here are 7 points he makes to refute this view.

Adam Smith is not normally known as a man of religion. But he was, and had very strong such feelings.

Did Adam Smith actually peddle socialist ideas?

Was Adam Smith actually for the unionisation of labourers to counter the injustices of their bosses?

Adam Smith is known as a free-market, private-enterprise advocate. But to most people he is only known through descriptions of scholars that just repackaged him to a clean-cut product. What happens if we actually read what he wrote?