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"The People vs..." — Why the State Claims To Be a Victim of Crime

Legal System

Blog11/15/2017
Long ago, governments figured out that more prosecutions for more crimes means more revenue for the state.

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The United States Is a Nuclear Dictatorship

11/15/2017Power & Market

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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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Capitalism and Competition

Free Markets

Blog11/14/2017
Listening to the critics of capitalism, you would think that competition is one of the main sources of social evil in the world.

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Cradles of Capitalism: the City-States of Greece and Italy

Swiss WatchWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

Ancient and Renaissance city-states were some of the greatest incubators of economic and entrepreneurial activity.

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We Need More Tax Breaks for Education

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/14/2017
Supporters of quality education must advance policies aimed at giving Americans control over their education dollars.

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Don't Mix Politics and Climate Science

The EnvironmentSubjectivism

Blog11/14/2017
Poor societies cannot afford to care about the environment.

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Capital As a Form of Charity

Labor and WagesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog11/13/2017
Both fact and logic seem to support the view that savings invested in privately owned economic tools of production amount to an act of charity.

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Why Populism Isn't Going Away

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

An ailing foundation of the economy provides fertile soil for dissatisfaction with the status quo.

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Hey GOP, Want to Cut the Burden of Government? Cut Spending.

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/13/2017
It is not deficits per se, but total government spending that distorts the economy and starves the private sector of resources.

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