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Secession Movements in Mexico Challenge Federal Power

Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyWorld History

Blog01/31/2018
Mexican towns and cities are turning to partial secession to fight crime and corruption. Will the central government let them get away with it?
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Silent Cal on "America First"

01/17/2018Power & Market
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State of the Nation: Progressives, Conservatives, and Trump

Political Theory

Blog01/09/2018
One year into Trump’s term and one political constant remains: belief in and enforcement of intrusive government.
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School Vouchers Are Basically Food Stamps

Taxes and SpendingPrices

Blog01/04/2018
Governments already use vouchers in many areas, including food and housing. Fortunately, those vouchers only go to a small portion of the population.
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Sessions to Renew War on Cannabis

01/04/2018Power & Market
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Seniors Scramble for Income as the Fed Inflates

Labor and WagesMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/01/2018
While Americans put on a happy face, central bank inflation robs people at the bottom and transfers wealth to those at the top.
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Simón Bolívar: Liberator or Tyrannical Demagogue?

World History

Blog12/14/2017
The life of Simón Bolívar is a story filled with despotism, war atrocities, and illiberal views on governance.
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Stop Telling Me to "Shop Locally"

Protectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog12/04/2017
Small mom-and-pop shops are overrated — but they're getting better thanks to competition from firms like Amazon.
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