Deneen on Liberalism

Blog1 hour ago
Patrick Deneen, a political theorist at Notre Dame, has written an insightful account of how isolated individuals turn to the State. Unfortunately, his account of classical liberalism is open to objection.

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The Big Apple's Communist Past Stirs Nostalgia

SocialismU.S. History

Blog3 hours ago
Bill de Blasio and Bernie Sanders are not the only people who long for a truly socialist New York.

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The FBI's Attacks on MLK, Jr. Are Helpful Reminders for Today

U.S. History

Blog01/15/2018
One can only imagine how flimsy will be the limits imposed on the FBI and other agencies should the current attacks on the Fourth Amendment succeed.

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Let's Teach Communism

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/15/2018
Frank Chodorov was doubtful that communist economics could stand up to any sort of serious analysis.

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Congress Plotting to Cut a Hole in the 4th Amendment, Again

Legal SystemU.S. History

If enacted, the new FISA rules would bring the country full circle back to the government’s use of general warrants to harass and prosecute.

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Frédéric Bastiat and the Hubble Telescope

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/15/2018
Bastiat would point out that all that tax money spent on space programs comes at a very real, unseen cost.

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The Consumption Tax: A Critique

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
There has been far too much concentration on the form of taxation and not enough on its total amount.

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Protectionism Is About Much More than Nationalism

Cronyism and CorporatismInterventionism

Many forms of protection stem not from geopolitical concerns but from parochial attempts at limiting local competition.

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