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How Not to Address Rising Oil Prices: Lessons from Nixon's Price Controls

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPrices

Blog04/26/2018

The crude oil “daisy chain” reseller boom is just one example of the absurdity of the 1970s price controls on the oil and gas sector. 

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Paul Ryan was a Failure — It’s Important to Understand Why

Big GovernmentU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2018

By all accounts Paul Ryan is a good natured man, but one who ended up betraying almost all the causes he claimed to care about.

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Governments Have Been Corrupt Since Before Christ

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismWorld History

Blog04/11/2018

How prevalent has political corruption been over recorded history—and how did it originate? 

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End the War on Gambling

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Blog04/11/2018

March Madness is over. However, the federal prohibition against gambling on the basketball games continues.

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Economic Policy Matters: The Example of Botswana vs. South Africa vs. Zimbabwe

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyInterventionism

Blog03/30/2018

There is a very stark contrast between market-friendly Botswana, South Africa, and the statist hellhole of Zimbabwe.

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Marxism: From Class Consciousness to Gender "Intersectionality"

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

Blog03/20/2018

"False consciousness" has long been a building block behind the Marxist drive to destroy human rights. 

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The Rockefellers and Social Security

Big GovernmentSocialismU.S. History

Blog03/08/2018

The Rockefellers and their intellectual and technocratic entourage were, indeed, central to the New Deal.

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No, the President Is Not Our Coach

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Blog03/03/2018

In spite of what Laura Ingraham and some pro athletes seem to think, the president is not in any way America's "coach." 

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How Juan Perón's Left Populism Destroyed Argentina's Economy

Big GovernmentWorld History

Blog02/26/2018
Some scholars want the Democrats to embrace Perón's policies. This isn’t quite as bizarre as arguing for Venezuelan socialism, but it’s close.

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