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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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Put Your Hope In Radical Decentralization

Big GovernmentStrategyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/17/2016

Do not put your trust in democracy, but neither should you trust in a dictatorship. Rather, put your hope into radical political decentralization.

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The Week in Review: July 16, 2016

Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog07/15/2016

Government policing is, after all, a government program. It should be treated accordingly.

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