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A Word of Thanks, Lew

Blog12/14/2017
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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California Wildfires Don’t Have to be the New Normal

Blog50 min ago
Government owners of public lands just don’t have the same incentives to manage land as carefully as private owners.

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The FBI Is an Enemy of Freedom

Blog1 hour ago
It's hard to imagine an entity within the federal government more out of control and in need of abolition than the FBI.

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A Libertarian Theory of Free Immigration

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

12/16/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The problems posed by free emigration and immigration often lead to confusion among libertarian theorists and lovers of freedom.
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Will Cryptocurrencies Pass the Market Test?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/16/2017
It is not enough to have an established purchasing power. A particular thing — to be used as money — must also pass the market selection process.

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Whether it's Baking or Dating, Consent Matters

Blog12/16/2017
Forcing people to use their bodies in certain ways without their consent is not justice. It's violence.

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Jim Bovard on Our Slavish Devotion to Politics

Media and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

12/15/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Jim Bovard discuss what's wrong with our body politic.

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George Washington: An Image and Its Influence

U.S. History

12/15/2017Books
Washington took office in 1789 and was viewed as a hero. Were the effects of the influence that accompanied this prestige good or bad for liberty?

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What Real Tax Reform Looks Like

Blog12/15/2017
Real tax reform means reducing taxes and government spending. It does mean tax cuts in some places, and tax increases in others.

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