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How Pope Francis Gets "the Common Good" Wrong

Big GovernmentHealthMedia and Culture

Blog12/17/2020

To Francis, the common good dictates we lock down the globe, jeopardizing the future of the young, the livelihood of the working class, and condemning countless kids to a life of mental distress. 

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How the State Spreads Mass Hysteria

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog12/17/2020

Mass hysteria is possible in a free society, but there are self-correcting mechanisms and the harm such hysteria may inflict is limited by the enforcement of private property rights. 

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Thanks to Lockdowns, American Big Cities May Not Be Worth the Trouble Anymore

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog12/04/2020

Without the culture, the life, the hum, and the energy of the city, without the shopping and walks, the theater or a ball game, city life now has all of the costs and none of the comforts.

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How Socialist Dogma Replaces Real Science with "Settled Science"

Media and Culture

Blog11/30/2020

Socialist regimes under the Soviets and the National Socialists silenced scientific theories that appeared to contradict the regime's ideological dogmas. The modern politicization of science is going down that road.

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Lockdowns Destroy What Makes Us Human

HealthMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog11/26/2020

Government planners have embraced a materialistic view of human beings which cheapens the importance of family and social events. These "experts" fail to understand what being human really means. 

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A Conversation with Lipton Matthews

CapitalismMedia and CultureWorld History

"While many academics in the developing world view economics as a zero-sum game, I never entertained the argument that wealth is necessarily due to exploitation."

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The Google Election

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture

Blog11/13/2020

We are witnessing the governmentalization of private industry, the turning of supposedly private enterprises into state apparatuses, and the growth of the state through putatively private extensions of it.

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Election 2020: Rout of the Technocracy

ProgressivismMedia and Culture

Blog11/12/2020

This victory is not of one candidate or party over another in this race or that, but rather a resounding ideological defeat of one of the most illiberal and menacing forces we face at the moment: technocracy.

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Why GOP Loyalists and Candidates Keep Moving Left

Media and CultureProgressivismStrategy

Blog11/11/2020

Unless the Left's opponents focus on changing voters' ideological drift to the left, candidates who want to actually win elections will have to keep moving left also. 

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Down with Political Polling. Up with Prediction Markets.

Media and Culture

Blog11/11/2020

Pollsters, many of whom predicted an overwhelming "blue wave," obviously failed miserably as reliable gauges of political sentiment. But prediction markets may offer an alternative. 

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