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The Christian Ethics Behind the Pilgrims' Rejection of Communism

SocialismU.S. Economy

Blog11/22/2017
The Pilgrims' original communal property arrangements were foisted upon them by their colonial sponsors.
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The Whiskey Rebellion: A Model for Our Time?

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog07/31/2017

The Whiskey Rebellion, considered properly, was a victory for liberty and property rather than for federal taxation.

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The "Science" of Liberty

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog07/10/2017
Some day, perhaps, liberty and “libertarian studies” will be recognized as an independent, though related, part of the academic curriculum.
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The Death of the European Banking Union

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/03/2017
The Italian banking crisis has managed to kill the new European Banking Union almost as soon as it was begun.
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The Danger of "Public" Education

Big GovernmentEducation

Blog06/26/2017

The key issue in the entire discussion is simply this: shall the parent or the State be the overseer of the child?

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The Horrors of Communist China

Big GovernmentWorld History

China became between 1949 and 1976 an experiment in total control unlike anything else in history.

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The War on Cash: Old and New

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/30/2017
Manipulating what sort of money people use — and how they use it — has a long history among meddling government planners.
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