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Nina Paley on Culture as an Anti-Rivalrous Good

I absolutely loved Nina Paley’s explanation of the concept of rivalrous, non-rivalrous, and anti-rivalrous goods. If she is right to describe culture as anti-rivalrous, and I think she is, the implications for our intellectual property regime are profound.

Reihan Salam is president of the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of National Review.

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Education

How to Take Back American History

Our schools have buried the glory and beauty of America’s story under a mountain of misplaced guilt and tendentious ideology. Yes, there are faults in our story — the stain of slavery above all. Yet the weight and significance of our tale lay in the striving to overcome our failings. American history is, in ... Read More
Education

How to Take Back American History

Our schools have buried the glory and beauty of America’s story under a mountain of misplaced guilt and tendentious ideology. Yes, there are faults in our story — the stain of slavery above all. Yet the weight and significance of our tale lay in the striving to overcome our failings. American history is, in ... Read More