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Diktat 1919: The Versailles Treaty As Dictated Peace

World History

Blog07/01/2019

Unlike the Versailles peace, which failed horribly, the successful episodes of peacemaking — Westphalia, Vienna, and even the process that ended World War II — had in common extended multi-lateral negotiations and compromise.

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Donnie Gebert Explains That a Direct Republic is Now Possible

StrategyPolitical Theory

06/25/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy has a three-hour conversation with former Military Intelligence Sergeant, Donnie Gebert.
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Does the US Need a Rate Cut? No!

A rate cut would only create a larger problem in the future. If the already dangerous corporate and sovereign debt bubble grows significantly more, no monetary policy will prevent a debt crisis.

06/17/2019Power & Market
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Doctors Are Not "Playing God," But the Government Certainly Is

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog06/17/2019

The Canadian government wants to force doctors to assist patients with euthanasia. But doctors should be free to refuse service to anyone, and refusal doesn't mean doctors are "blocking access" to healthcare or anything else.

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Dear Conservatives: Giving the State Even More Power Won't Solve Our Problems

Blog06/11/2019

Many cultural conservatives increasingly succumb to the temptation to call on the state to solve our problems, and to punish our leftist adversaries. But they're making a big mistake.

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Do We Consent to Government by Refusing to Emigrate?

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog06/08/2019

John Locke was ridiculed for suggesting that people "consent" to their government by not emigrating. Hume suggested this theory could be used to claim consent for even the most outrageous tyrants.

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Decentralize the Drug War — On the Way to Abolishing It

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog06/08/2019

Victories against the drug war have all come first at the local level, and only then does the national government slowly back off its drive to dictate to Americans what they can eat or smoke.

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Dr. Keith Smith on How to Secede from the Broken Health Care and Insurance System

Decentralization and SecessionHealth

06/04/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Keith Smith discuss the recent FMMA conference in Dallas and how patients and doctors can break away from our broken health care system.
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