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Why Americans Abandoned Smuggling in Favor of Lobbying and Welfare

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01/28/2021James Talocka

Colonial America was a society of smugglers and scofflaws who regarded government regulations as worthy of contempt. Twenty-first century America is quite different.

Original Article: "Why Americans Abandoned Smuggling in Favor of Lobbying and Welfare"

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James Talocka

James Talocka is studying economics at George Mason University and is the president of the George Mason Economics Society.

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