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History Repeats Itself: Abandoning Sound Money Leads to Tyranny and Ruin

The FedInflationProgressivismGold StandardMonetary Theory

Blog09/28/2022

The current bout of inflation is the latest disaster in a string of disasters caused by government debasement of once sound money.

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Student Loan Forgiveness Treats the Symptom, Not the Disease

Cronyism and CorporatismProgressivismTaxes and Spending

Blog09/27/2022

President Biden's recent student loan forgiveness initiative only exacerbates the real problem: the cost of a college education, thanks to government intervention, is outrageously high.

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Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/27/2022

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

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Eat or Heat: Europeans Already Are Facing Previously Unthinkable Dilemmas

Global EconomyProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/26/2022

The European elites that imposed disastrous covid-19 restrictions, along with "green energy" regimes and sanctions against Russia are now seeing the results of their policies.

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The "Stunning Success" of the Green Revolution Is Yet Another Progressive Myth

Economic PolicyProgressivismSocialismWorld History

An enduring progressive myth is that thanks to Western technologies and compassionate NGOs, American agricultural scientists saved the developing world via the Green Revolution. Not surprisingly, the truth is found elsewhere.

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Review: Free Market: The History of an Idea

Free MarketsProgressivismSocialism

Blog09/16/2022

Jacob Soll believes that a truly successful economy must embody at least some of the economic regulation developed by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, the French finance minister under Louis XIV.

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Mandatory Vaccines vs. Logic and Kantian Ethics

LawProgressivismThe Police State

Blog09/07/2022

Vaccine mandates imposed by governments violate individual rights and further the coercive powers of the state. They also violate Kantian ethical norms, turning people into vehicles to accomplish the ends of governing elites.

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Germany's Nuclear Choice: Russian Energy Crisis Forces a Reckoning

The EnvironmentProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/23/2022

Not long ago, Germany's politicians were proudly phasing out nuclear power. Facing a harsh winter without Russian natural gas, the atom suddenly seems like a good alternative.

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