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Richard Cobden: Exemplar of Liberty, Property, and Peace

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Richard Cobden today is an underappreciated hero of peace and freedom in trade, and he fought the power of the state at every turn.

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War for Hong Kong?

The United States has been trying to provoke China into a conflict for years. But Americans benefit far more from peace with China. We shouldn't fall for the state's latest hate campaign against foreigners.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Credit Crisis

06/02/2020Power & Market

When the Fed board meets next week, they'll like pick one of these three options. They're all bad, but some are downright ugly.

The Moral Authorty of the Lockdown Fetishists Is Gone. Thank the Protestors and Rioters.

06/02/2020Power & Market

The next time lockdown fetishists demand more coerced social distancing, many will say: "Social distancing didn't matter to these experts very much back during the protests in June. Why should we believe them now?"

Three Ways Lockdowns Paved the Way for These Riots

Blog06/02/2020

COVID lockdowns (1) threw millions out of work, (2) increased police harassment of peaceful people, (3) cut people off from key institutions that reduce social conflict. This made a volatile situation far worse.

Five Ways to Improve Social Media (and the Internet)

Blog06/02/2020

Social media platforms are indeed private firms and can publish or edit whatever they like—subject of course to the terms of service between the platform and users who generate content.

New York: The Corona Crisis Shows the Benefits of Localism Yet Again

Blog06/02/2020

COVID-19 is not really a "national" issue. It has affected different areas in very different ways.

Why Abusive Cops So Often Keep Their Jobs

Blog06/02/2020

When you hear a cop has been fired from his job for some heinous act, be sure to check back a few months later. He may have been rehired thanks to the fact that it's very easy for cops to appeal termination and win.

Michael Flynn, Lori Loughlin, and the Permanent Culture of Prosecutorial Abuse

Blog06/01/2020

It’s important to call the government and media on this unholy alliance, whether you view their targets as sympathetic or not. If we stay silent when they come for our enemies, they will ultimately come for us.

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