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Capitalism and the Free Society, Part 1

World History

Blog10/31/2017
Capitalism is not a force that imposes anything on society. It is only the natural product of individuals working freely with each other.

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The Swiss Way of Health

Swiss WatchTaxes and SpendingWorld History

Switzerland employs an insurance and voucher based healthcare system that is primarily private, and highly effective.

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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.

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Neo-Liberalism: From Laissez-Faire to the Interventionist State

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/12/2017
Neo-Liberalism’s origins and consequences point toward the need for a new agenda: one that recognizes the ideals of the voluntary civil society.

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Mises, Rothbard, and Catalonia

Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/11/2017
Like Mises, Rothbard does not require a seceding group to be classical liberal in orientation in order to secede.

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Come, You Masters of War

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog10/07/2017
Andrew Bacevich is not optimistic that the American state's drive for constant war will end soon.

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Does Ethnic Heterogeneity Make Homicide Worse in the Americas?

Legal SystemPovertyWorld History

Blog10/06/2017
"Social disorganization" — and thus higher crime rates — are often a result of interactions between different and competing cultural groups.

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Why the Euro Took a Dive After Merkel's Re-Election

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog10/04/2017
Angela Merkel may now be forced to include the Free Democrats in her new coalition. That's bad news for those who favor a more centralized EU.

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Is Population Decline Catastrophic?

Labor and WagesTaxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog10/03/2017
In the 70s, we were told to panic about population growth. Now we're told to panic about population decline. But is it really a problem?

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Hard Assets In an Age of Negative Interest Rates

Swiss WatchWorld History

For many investors who take the long view, there is a big world beyond the stock market.

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