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The Realistic Market for Private Governance

AnarchyLegal SystemStrategy

Blog10/28/2022

What if the parallel communities we seek to build already exist in some form and our task is to identify and coalesce around those existing “nations within nations”?

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An Ancient Warning: Criminal Trespass Is the State’s Essential Feature

Legal SystemWorld History

Blog10/01/2022

The Bible the ancient Israelites were warned about the dangers of having a government that would tax them heavily and oppress them. They didn't listen.

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Are "Progressive" Prosecutors Real Reformers or Leftists Acting in Bad Faith?

AntipoliticsLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog09/23/2022

The surge of "progressive" prosecutors, many funded by George Soros, has been followed by increases in violent crime.

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When Honesty Is Disincentivized, Don't Be Surprised That Trickery Abounds

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomLegal SystemProperty Rights

Blog09/03/2022

Economists often deplore the corruption in developing countries, but when institutions are corrupt, don't expect people to have the incentive to be honest.

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AB 257: Another Antieconomic California Boondoggle

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesLegal System

Blog08/17/2022

Not satisfied with putting thousands of people out of work with its infamous AB 5 legislation, California lawmakers now are going after fast-food businesses.

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The Attempt to Prosecute Donald Trump Is Unleashing More Than Our Political System Can Handle

AntipoliticsLegal SystemProgressivism

Blog08/10/2022

The recent raid on Donald Trump's Florida home is one more event in Democrats and Never Trumpers' never-ending attempt to have Trump arrested, convicted, and imprisoned. Our political classes are unleashing something that cannot be contained.

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How British Efforts to Enforce Equality Have Led to a Woke Totalitarianism

Legal SystemProperty RightsThe Police State

Blog07/30/2022

The government of the United Kingdom is using coercive means to promote its dubious goals of "diversity and inclusion." In the end, freedom recedes while state power increases.

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Why Russia's Authoritarian Regime Continues to Enjoy Public Support

AntipoliticsDemocracyLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog06/02/2022

Vladimir Putin (not unlike President George W. Bush) has led his country into a destructive war, yet the Russian political leadership enjoys wide public support.

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Meds: The Seen—and Unseen—of Intellectual Property Laws

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismLegal SystemMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/29/2022

Much of what we might call monopoly capitalism (or crony capitalism) can be tied to intellectual property laws.

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Sovereign Immunity Is Antilaw: The State Must Make Restitution to Its Victims

LibertarianismLegal System

Blog04/15/2022

A libertarian view of the law by definition means that there can be no immunity from legal consequences. Anything else perverts the very meaning of law.

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