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Ilana Mercer

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Ilana Mercer has been writing a widely published weekly column since 1999. She is the author ofThe Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed (June, 2016) &Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa (2011)

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Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn't Love

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/26/2017
John McCain's hatred of Donald Trump has driven America's most ardent warmonger to question the American intervention in Niger. And that's a good thing.

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Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/11/2017
Even if the Native Americans didn't understand property rights at all, that still wouldn't justify stealing their land, and killing them.

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The Anti-Federalists Were Right

U.S. History

Blog08/07/2017
Anti-Federalist philosophical fathers fought to forestall the inevitable. For that we must salute them.

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The American Architects of The South-African Catastrophe

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog06/09/2017
The South Africans once flirted with a decentralized, federal structure. The United States meddled to make sure that didn't happen.

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Democratic Despotism

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

09/16/2004Mises Daily Articles
The road to serfdom — in both Norway and America— is no coincidental detour, writes Ilana Mercer, but rather a well-charted destiny and often flows through mass political participation...

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