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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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Are Advertising "Bribes" Unethical?

Media and CulturePolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog07/25/2016

If the FTC really cared about the harmful effects of hidden sponsorships and fraudulent goods, it would spend all its time investigating government.

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The Week in Review: July 23, 2016

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurMedia and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog07/22/2016

As expected, this week's political convention failed to offer any real solutions to the problems we face.

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Brazil's Lost Decade: We Must Free Our Economy

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/20/2016

Here in Brazil, free-market ideas have long been ridiculed and ignored, with disastrous results.

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Clinton and Trump Embody Plunder and Paternalism

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog07/20/2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump represent variations of the same political theme.

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We Need More Borders and More States

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/19/2016

As Venezuela shows, living close to an international border can be an important lifeline. This illustrates the benefits of political decentralization.

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The Problem With Socialism

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog07/19/2016

My hope is that my new book, The Problem with Socialism, will be viewed as a companion to Henry Hazlitt's classic Economics in One Lesson.

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The Unique Evil of the Left

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Since the French Revolution, leftism has served as the impetus for many of the state's worst massacres and totalitarian impulses.

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Boettke on Rothbard and Libertarianism

Political Theory

Blog07/18/2016

In a recent post on Facebook, Peter Boettke has criticized Murray Rothbard's view of libertarian rights.

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7 Things Trump Must Do

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog07/17/2016

In this open letter to Donald Trump, free-market economists outline steps Trump should take to free the economy.

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