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Don’t Get on the Nationalist Bus

DemocracyEconomic PolicyPoliticsPhilosophy and Methodology

06/13/2023Mises Media
Like so many others in the "national greatness" movement, Christopher Buskirk understands some of the problems the country faces but fails to grasp the solutions.
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Did Tucker's Last Major Guest Lead to His Firing?

AntipoliticsDemocracyPoliticsThe Police State

05/24/2023Mises Media
Tucker Carlson has rankled the ruling elites for many years. But was his interview with Robert Kennedy Jr. a bridge too far?
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Does GDP Present an Accurate Picture of the Economy? Not Likely

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe Fed

05/17/2023Mises Media
The most popular measure of economic growth is GDP. However, GDP movement is driven by changes in the money supply, not real economic factors.
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Due Process or Transgender Protection on Campus?

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawProgressivismThe Police State

05/15/2023Mises Media
President Biden's executive order to promote transgenderism on college campuses eviscerates long-held due process protections for accused students. This will not end well.
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Disinformation and the State: The Aptly Named RESTRICT Act

Bureaucracy and RegulationDemocracyProgressivismThe Police State

05/07/2023Mises Media
Federal laws with acronyms are usually bad news. (Think the USA PATRIOT Act.) The RESTRICT Act is yet another Orwellian proposal in which the federal government assumes ignorance is strength.
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Do We Need a "National Divorce"? It's Not a New Idea

AntipoliticsDemocracySecessionU.S. History

04/29/2023Mises Media
We are hearing calls both from right and left for an amicable national divorce. In truth, the states were never "hitched" in the first place, at least not by any plausible definition of marriage.
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Does Cost Cutting Undermine Economic Growth?

Booms and BustsCentral BanksMonetary Policy

03/30/2023Mises Media
Keynesian economists claim that cutting costs in a business slowdown is counterproductive. As usual, the Keynesians have it backward.
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Democracy Created Canada’s Lethal Healthcare System

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawProgressivismSocialism

03/29/2023Mises Media
Canadian politicians tout their healthcare system as morally superior to private medicine. There is nothing moral about relegating thousands of people to death each year for lack of medical care.
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Did Colonialism Impoverish Africa and Asia? Perhaps Not

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

03/28/2023Mises Media
Decolonization is a popular academic and media buzzword. But is colonialism actually responsible for poverty in developing countries? This question deserves an honest answer.
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Decorum Propels DC Deceit

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismPoliticsWar and Foreign Policy

02/26/2023Mises Media
The president's SOTU speech has become an annual presentation of a new set of White House lies. But official Washington believes it is worse to publicly boo false statements than to make them.
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