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German Inflation Anxiety Could Bring an Election Shock in 2017

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog8 hours ago
With German elections approaching, Germans may grow tired of monetary instability forced on them for the sake of saving the Italian economy.

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Must Libertarians Be Individualists?

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11 hours ago
Contrary to the claim that they want for all a "self-sufficient" life in isolation, libertarians assume there is great value in voluntary cooperation.

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The Failures of Obama's Foreign Policy

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog14 hours ago
Andrew Bacevich and John Mearsheimer, two leading foreign policy scholars, indict the interventionist foreign policy of the Obama administration.

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Inequality Doesn't Create Poverty

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2017
When egalitarians like Oxfam say some people are "worse off," they really mean those people are getting rich more slowly than some others.

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Oxfam's Hypocrisy on Private Wealth

The EntrepreneurWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

By Oxfam's methods, anyone with a few bucks in the bank is causing poverty for the bottom 10%. Oxfam, of course, has much more than a few bucks.

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The Antidote to Marxist Literary Criticism

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog01/17/2017

In a new book Literature and Liberty, Allen Mendenhall brings a fresh eye to literary criticism — a discipline long marred by doctrinaire Marxism.

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Week in Review: January 14, 2017

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog01/13/2017

The nation braces itself for the inauguration of a new president. Politics, however, will not cure what ails us.

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Let Businesses Decide for Themselves Where to Make Their Products

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/13/2017

Some products are best made in the USA, and some or not. Business themselves are the only ones in the position to make an informed choice on this.

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No Country Should Be Bigger Than This

Big GovernmentPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog01/13/2017
Even if we agreed that states can provide certain amenities of value, state powers still become dangerously prone to abuse the larger the state grows.

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What European Integration Should Look Like

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/12/2017

The European Union could have been a mere union of states committed to increasing free trade and free movement. But, it has become nothing of the sort.

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