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A Principled View of Nations and Nationalism

As Murray Rothbard has noted, there is an important distinction between nation and state. The former is a voluntary association of people while the latter is coercive and predatory. Progressives, of course, claim the opposite.
Wanjiru Njoya
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When Ideology Turns Pathological

Collectivism isn't a dangerous ideology just because of bad economics. It also is dangerous because its practitioners realize the only way to implement it is through outright violence, and they have no qualms about employing it to get their way.
Phil Duffy
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The battle between American individualism and modern progressive collectivism.
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