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The Subsidiarity Principle

Political Theory

Blog08/28/2017
Subsidiarity is the most realistic, pragmatic approach to creating more freedom in our lifetimes.

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What Nassim Taleb Can Teach Us

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog05/02/2017
Austro-libertarians will find much to admire in his brilliant takedowns of the “pseudo-experts” in academia, journalism, politics, and science.

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Steve Bannon Dismisses Austrian Economics

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog03/27/2017
Bannon's notion that the GOP conference is full of ideologues, much less libertarian ideologues, is just flat false.

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Truman Was Right About the CIA

Big GovernmentBiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/08/2017
Say what you will about President Harry Truman, but at least he didn't leave the White House a suspiciously rich man.

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Democracy, the God That's Failing

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog02/17/2017
Jefferson and Hoppe were right about democracy, but it took Trump and Brexit to show the world how quickly elites abandon it when they don’t prevail.

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What Trump Could Do

The FedWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog01/20/2017
Today Donald Trump becomes president of the United States. Voters rejected the devil they know so well — Hillary Clinton — for the devil they don’t.

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Market Borders, not Open Borders

Political Theory

Blog12/20/2016

The real question about immigration is not whether borders are open or restricted, but rather who decides?

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The 2016 Election's Silver Lining

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog11/07/2016

This is the moment liberty-minded people have been waiting for — the biggest political and social upheaval since the 1960s.

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Trump vs. Clinton? Support A Better Fall Campaign

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/26/2016

Politics is war by other means. And war claims victims. War has winners and losers. Most of all, war has profiteers

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