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Surging Wealth Inequality Is Poverty's Greatest Enemy

The EntrepreneurLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog02/06/2019

The rich get rich by virtue of making what's dear rather cheap, thus helping the poor the most.

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Stephen Walt Wants Libertarians To Join Forces with Foreign-Policy Realists

War and Foreign Policy

Blog01/31/2019

Disagreements between libertarians and realists are a problem. But in the current interventionist-dominated environment, the disagreements don't strike me as an especially big problem — at least for now.

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Shinzo Abe Bets the Farm on Europe

Money and BanksProtectionism and Free TradeMoney and Banking

Blog01/30/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe has turned to Europe in hopes of stabilizing Japan's fiscal and and monetary situation. But Europe is a shaky foundation on which to build anything.

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Saudi Arabian Lobbyists Have Many Friends in DC

War and Foreign Policy

Blog01/15/2019

One of the world's most militaristic Islamic dictatorships — Saudi Arabia — lobbies heavily in Washington to increase US military spending — and the Saudis are rewarded handsomely for their efforts.

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State Secrets and the National Security State

Blog01/05/2019

Julian Assange's “crime” was revealing the wrongdoing of the national-security establishment. In the minds of those who blindly support the US state, this is not to be allowed, even if the information is 100% true.

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Sorting Out the Brexit Chaos

Blog12/21/2018

EU negotiators have done all they can to hinder the Brexit process. But freedom from the EU's trade straitjacket would, of course, be best for the UK.

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Socialism Is on the March

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Sweatshops Today, Decent Work Tomorrow

Blog12/18/2018

The ticket to the UN’s ideal of decent work is not regulation and legislation, but economic liberalization.

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