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The New Progressives

Political Theory

Blog11/16/2017
The "liberaltarian" ideology is just watered-down libertarianism.

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The New York Times and the "Lost Cause" of Bolshevism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/15/2017
According to the New York Times, we should be mourning the passing of the Soviet era and all of its promises of a better life for all.

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When Gunmen Strike, You're on Your Own

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog11/06/2017
Police took more than an hour to confront the Las Vegas shooter. And that's just one illustration of how government monopolies work.

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More Populism Might Have Produced a Better Fed Chair

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog11/06/2017
Trump's selection of Jerome Powell highlights a flaw in Hayek's strategy to change public policy through "second hand dealers of ideas."

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If American Federalism Were like Swiss Federalism, There Would be 1,300 States

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2017
Swiss political decentralization is far more small and localized than is the case in the United States.

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The Voluntaryist Constitution

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog10/24/2017
Is it possible to write a constitution that truly limits the powers of the state?

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A Call for "Do-Nothing" Presidents Without Legacies

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog10/17/2017
Presidential legacies mean government planning and control over the decisions and destinies of large numbers of people.

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Mises, Rothbard, and Catalonia

Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/11/2017
Like Mises, Rothbard does not require a seceding group to be classical liberal in orientation in order to secede.

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Classical Liberalism and the Problem of "Race" in America

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog10/02/2017
The race-based “identity politics” of contemporary America threatens a return to a biologically determined classification of individuals.

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The Political and Economic Mystiques of State Power

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/25/2017
One of the mysteries of human history is how a handful of rulers succeed in gaining the loyalty and obedience of large numbers of subjects and citizens.

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