Herbert Spencer Explains the Difference Between Politics and Private Enterprise

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog17 min ago
Spencer realized that it is "an absurdly utopian hope" that government agents will be less abusive than market actors.

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Gary Cohn for Fed Chair?

The Fed

11 hours agoFedWatch
Wall Street rumors are swirling that former Goldman CEO Gary Cohn could replace Janet Yellen as Fed Chair.

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Was J.B. Say an Austrian Economist?

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog14 hours ago
Jean-Baptiste Say, along with A.R.J. Turgot and Frédéric Bastiat, helped pave the way for Austrian economics.

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The Jefferson Nobody Knows

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog23 hours ago
The Jefferson who emerges from Kevin Gutzman's new book is fascinating yes, but more importantly, he is a radical.

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Candidate Trump: "I Love Wikileaks." President Trump: "Arrest Assange!"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/25/2017
The Trump administration’s declaration of war on whistleblowers and Wikileaks is one of the greatest disappointments in these first 100 days.

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Under Socialized Medicine, The State Owns You

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog04/24/2017
Defenders of socialized medicine swear there are no "death panels." But a recent case in the UK betrays this claim yet again.

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Neil Ty, The Scientism Guy

Big GovernmentEducationHealth

Blog04/24/2017
DeGrasse Tyson is leading a dangerous anti-intellectual movement that conflates science with scientism, all to promote government-enforced "solutions."

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