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Should Billionaires Exist?

Blog3 hours ago

It may be emotionally satisfying for many to favor sticking it to billionaires, but reason informs us that in so doing it is the poor who would end up paying the steepest price.

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Military Generals Are Just Another Group of Self-Interested Technocrats

Blog4 hours ago

In recent decades, active generals and retired generals have grown into a group of politically influential technocrats who are regularly feted in the media as incorruptible experts.

Radio Rothbard with Comic Dave Smith

09/11/2020Audio/Video

This show features a personal and revealing interview of Comic Dave Smith by Jeff Deist. It shows a side of Dave you haven't seen before—so don't miss it. 

The Gender Feminist–New Left–Marxist Axis Attacks All Civil Society

Blog09/19/2020

Gender feminism, the New Left, and Marxism all share an anticapitalist stance and the framework of class struggle. The difference is that gender feminism, the New Left, and their ideological heir have redefined the antagonists.

Turning to Keynes in this Crisis Will Only Make Things Worse

Blog09/19/2020

If policymakers finally let a real economic "correction" and recession happen, it means the economy will finally turn toward doing what the consumers actually want.

Too Much Centralization Is Turning Everything into a Political Crisis

Blog09/19/2020

The task ahead is to demonstrate that whatever the sacrifices required to achieve more localized decision-making might be, centralization is too dangerous to continue.

Alexander Hamilton: Centralist and Nationalist

Blog09/18/2020

If you like high taxes, crony capitalism, central banking, and a central authority that can regulate everything you do, thank Alexander Hamilton.

Willmoore Kendall on Mill and Free Speech

Blog09/18/2020

Kendall, a leading twentieth-century conservative, admired Rousseau and thought it was a good thing that Rousseau's "general will" of the people suppresses freedom of opinion.

If the Election Produces No Clear Winner, the Military Is Definitely Not the Answer

Blog09/18/2020

The disputed election of 1876 could have led to another civil war. Fortunately, civilian institutions intervened to create a compromise, and the military was kept out of it.

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