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Tyranny, Inc.: How “Beltway Libertarians” Failed to Convince Conservatives

Cronyism and CorporatismLibertarianismProgressivismProtectionism and Free TradeStrategy


From the various compromises pushed by "Beltway Libertarians" to the anti-free market rhetoric of conservative Sohrab Ahmari, government intervention has a lot of new friends. This will not end well.

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The Menendez Indictments: Understanding Business as Usual in Washington

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy


Official Washington is shocked—shocked!—at the alleged influence peddling by Senator Robert Menendez. But it is the pursuit of empire and attempts by Washington to meddle everywhere that make such peddling so profitable.

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Is the Gig Economy on the Verge of Destruction?

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyCalculation and Knowledge


Thanks to government interventionism and regulation, the once-promising gig economy is foundering. It's time to let entrepreneurs be entrepreneurs.

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The Censorship Industrial Complex Exposes the Kleptocracy's True Intentions

Cronyism and CorporatismMedia and CultureThe Police State


Censoring and shutting down speech on the Internet is not a random thing. The people doing it are highly organized and almost always tied to ruling elites.

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Welcome to the Twenty-First Century American Bankruptcy Show

Booms and BustsCronyism and CorporatismThe FedU.S. Economy


As the US economy sours, look for a wave of new bankruptcies. The Fed cannot pull any rabbits out of its monetary hat this time.

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Statism Stands against Free Trade and Free Association

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomProtectionism and Free TradePhilosophy and Methodology

Free trade has its enemies on the left and the right. However, despite the supposed “sophistication” of their antitrade arguments, when we break them down, those arguments really are sophistry.

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Are Markets Tyrannical? Where Christian Conservatives Are Mistaken

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyLaw


A number of Christian conservatives are claiming that markets are as coercive as government. Try boycotting the FBI or your local police the next time they do something outrageous.

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Government Imposed "Competition" Harms Competition

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyPoliticsU.S. Economy


President Biden says he is going to unleash regulators to bring more "competition" to the economy. This is an oxymoron.

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The USDA’s War on Small Farms

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivismU.S. Economy


The Biden administration is unleashing the USDA on small farmers, attempting to regulate them out of business. This is done to protect not the public's health, but politically connected agriculture interests.

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Thanks to Government, Maui's Lahaina Fire Became a Deadly Conflagration

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismEconomic Policy


While progressives blame climate change for the deadly Lahaina fire, government created the conditions for the blaze and then helped set it.

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