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The Major Cause of Mass Poverty in Sudan

Economic FreedomLegal SystemMedia and CultureSocialism


Sudan has neither the governmental nor social institutions that allow people to develop and build wealth. Instead, people get handouts from the West, which does nothing to reduce poverty.

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You Can’t Depend on the State to Maintain Public Order

Legal SystemMedia and CultureProgressivism


Crime is increasing in American cities, but don't count on police to protect you. The Defund the Police movement has less to do with that than most people think.

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Prevent Future Losses Like East Palestine by Reducing Regulation and Empowering Torts

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLegal System


To prevent rail accidents like the one in East Palestine, dial back government regulation and allow the tort system to work.

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Arbitrary Use of Power: Punishing Those Who Expose Not-So-Secret Government Secrets

Legal SystemMedia and CultureThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


Washington elites and especially their media have denounced what they once praised: leaking of official documents that show the government has been lying.

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Boeing 737 MAX Disasters' Root Cause Was Government Regulation

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomLegal System


When the Boeing 737 MAX had two crashes, the usual suspects called for more regulation. It turns out that the crashes were due more to regulatory failure than anything else.

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Presidents Are Legally Immune for Their Most Dangerous Crimes

Legal SystemThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


Donald Trump legally pays hush money and prosecutors try to fashion a crime from it. However, if a president lies and thousands of people die, it is called foreign policy.

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The Attack of the Subversive Elites

Legal SystemPoliticsProgressivism


We can be sure that the "natural elites" of which Hans Hoppe wrote are not among the Davos crowd. That group of "elites" has an agenda, and it is not liberty and free markets.

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Joe Biden Calls for the FTC to Resurrect the Robinson Patman Act. It's a Very Bad Idea

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemProgressivismU.S. Economy


The Biden administration wants to bring back a New Deal relic aimed at putting the old A&P grocery stores out of business. The law is anticonsumer and antientrepreneur.

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How Markets Are Better than Government Regulators at Fighting Corporate Corruption

Bureaucracy and RegulationCapitalismFree MarketsLegal System


Can private markets only be regulated by government? Hindenburg Research's successes against corporate corruption suggest otherwise.

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