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Nationalism, Socialism, and Violent Revolution

SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/02/2019

Marx said that what he wanted was to create a one-world state. And that was Lenin’s idea too.

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The Pentagon Doesn't Want to Report on Its Failed War in Afghanistan

05/02/2019Power & Market

Governments hate accountability, and they hate reporting on their own failed programs, like the war in Afghanistan.

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Why Social Democracy is Failing Europe

Big GovernmentSocialismInterventionism

Blog05/02/2019

Social Democracy fails for the same reasons communism did. It just fails more slowly.

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American Interventionists Hurt the Cause of Freedom in Venezuela

Blog05/01/2019

By threatening the Venezuelan regime and imposing sanctions, the US has only inflamed Venezuelan nationalism, while providing the regime with a convenient scapegoat.

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Why One Corporation Can Dictate Measles Policy in America

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog04/30/2019

The way vaccines are packaged and distributed is often driven primarily by politics and government regulation — and not by medical concerns.

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Billionaires Aren't Quite As Rich as We Think They Are

PovertyValue and Exchange

Blog04/30/2019

If the Wal-Mart CEO were to take a $1 salary and the company were to spread that over each of the company's workers, each worker would receive a one-time bonus of $10.

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Robbie "The Fire" Bernstein Discusses Stand-Up Comedy, Dealing With AOC, and the Coming Economic Crash

Media and CultureStrategy

04/30/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy interviews Robbie “The Fire” Bernstein, host of Run Your Mouth and junior host to Dave Smith on the popular libertarian podcast Part of the Problem .
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Countries with "Free Tuition" Often Have Fewer College Graduates

Education

Blog04/26/2019

A higher education system with "free tuition" will need to control costs through larger class sizes, and lower-quality services.

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