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Millennials Love Free Markets, But Don't Understand Them

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog14 hours ago

How is it possible for Millennials to favor both a socialist government and a capitalist economy? It is simple, they don't truly understand the concepts.

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Socialism: The World's Greatest Generator of Poverty

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/19/2016

If you are looking for a short introduction to socialism that rewards rereading, Thomas DiLorenzo's The Problem With Socialism is it.

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Nasty Politics and "Low-Information Voters" Are Nothing New

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/16/2016

Jon Grinspan's new book The Virgin Vote reminds us that democracy has no golden age of civil and well-reasoned electioneering.

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Election 2016: Liberty Loses No Matter Who Wins

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/16/2016

Many of the threats to liberty posed by this year's presidential candidates are due to the long history of supporting expanded presidential power.

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Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist

StrategyPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog08/15/2016

John Stuart Mill and Ludwig von Mises realized that democracy can only work if the voters pay more into the system than they take out of it.

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How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

The EnvironmentLegal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog08/10/2016

The Federal government likes to play both sides of the environmentalism debate in order to increase its own power.

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The Minimum Wage: Taking Away the Right to Work

The EntrepreneurInterventionismPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog08/09/2016

The view seems to be that if a higher minimum wage is mandated that employers will continue to make all of the same hiring decisions. Not true.

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The Class Struggle is Real

Political Theory

Blog08/05/2016

The message of liberalism is simple: violent exploitation through politics creates class conflict. Peaceful cooperation through markets does not.

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In the EU, the Worst Rise to the Top

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/04/2016

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is the master of pretended wisdom. But Juncker is not the disease, he is the symptom.

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Decentralize the Nuclear Arsenals

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog07/26/2016

With the American state broke and deeply in debt, it is just a matter of time until nuclear proliferation spreads to Japan, Germany, and South Korea.

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