A Word of Thanks, Lew

Blog41 min ago
We want to update friends and supporters of the Institute on Lew’s progress, and remind all of us of the tremendous debt of gratitude we owe him.

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Simón Bolívar: Liberator or Tyrannical Demagogue?

World History

Blog4 hours ago
The life of Simón Bolívar is a story filled with despotism, war atrocities, and illiberal views on governance.

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In a Stateless World, Can You Grow Veggies In Your Front Yard?

Bureaucracy and RegulationDecentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

Blog7 hours ago
Without privatization or secession, the majority can run untrammeled over a minority, and the minority has no escape.

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Was John Brown Sane?

U.S. History

Blog9 hours ago
John Brown was a man driven by religious fanaticism and grandiose ideas. But his sanity, at least clinically speaking, seems to have been in place.

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Do Graduate Degrees Produce Value?

Blog12/13/2017
The case for not taxing tuition waivers is the same as the case for not taxing anything else. There's nothing magical about graduate degrees.

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The Propaganda War Against Capitalism

EducationMedia and Culture

Blog12/13/2017

The most popular method of deprecating capitalism is to make it responsible for every condition which is considered unsatisfactory.

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From Direct Democracy to Centralization: the Swiss Health Care Experiment

Blog12/13/2017
The Swiss health care system is slowly becoming more centralized and state-controlled.

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Kansas Bleeds

U.S. History

12/13/2017Audio/Video
In this episode, Chris Calton describes the erupting tensions between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers and politicians.

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