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Why Social Issues Dominate

Decentralization and SecessionMedia and CulturePolitical Theory


Social issues, from abortion to critical race theory to teaching gender identity in elementary schools, dominate our politics and media.

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Decentralization and the Rise of the West: The European Miracle Revisited

Decentralization and SecessionEconomic FreedomPolitical Theory


Why did Europe advance economically in the postmedieval period? Bas Spliet looks to the writings of Ralph Raico and Hans-Hermann Hoppe for answers.

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The Great Reset VII: Capitalism for the Rich and Socialism for the Poor

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyPolitical Theory


Michael Rectenwald takes on the progressive canard of "socialism for the rich, capitalism for the poor," in which the government protects the wealthy but throws everyone else to the tender mercies of rapacious capitalism.

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Hoppe: "My Dream Is of a Europe Which Consists of 1,000 Liechtensteins."

Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory


Earlier this month, Hans-Hermann Hoppe appeared on German television to discuss "State, War, Europe, Decentralization and Neutrality."

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The Wrong Elites

Media and CulturePhilosophyProgressivismStrategyPolitical Theory


Russian oligarchs, American pols, and state-connected billionaires are all cut from the same cloth: they didn't earn, or fully earn, their wealth and position in society. We must withdraw our sanction of these people.

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Egypt Is Still Haunted By Its Ghosts of Socialism

DemocracyEconomic FreedomSocialismPolitical Theory


It has been more than fifty years since Egyptian strongman Gamal Abdel Nasser died, but his unfortunate legacy of imposing socialism on Egypt still harms the nation and its economy.

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The Progressives' Liberal Democracy Has Failed. Radical Decentralization Is the Answer.

Decentralization and SecessionDemocracyPolitical Theory


In many ways, the liberal democracy that had its roots in nineteenth-century liberalism seems to have run its course. Can we revive it, or does something more authoritarian take its place?

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Martial Law Was Not a Political Panacea for the Philippines

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police StatePolitical Theory

The likely election of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as the next president of the Philippines might create nostalgia for the martial law his father declared as president. Martial law, however, holds no promise for a thriving economy.

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Unmask America

Big GovernmentHealthPolitical Theory


It is time to get back to normal life, and that starts with visible human faces.

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