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One Year Later: The Police Still Won't Come Clean on Duncan Lemp's Death

Law

Blog03/12/2021

Local politicians have pretended the Lemp killing never happened and the media let them get away with it—the same way that most of the New York media covered Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nursing home catastrophe last year.

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Why the State Won't Tolerate Independence for Christianity

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog03/11/2021

The state seeks to not only supplant religious institutions by usurping their mundane functions but by usurping their spiritual functions as well. American Christian institutions form both a rival religion and a competing pole of social power.

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It's Time for the US to Withdraw from Korea

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/11/2021

Pulling troops out of South Korea is an important step in changing the conversation on American foreign policy, which is swamped in platitudes of promoting missionary enterprises abroad and finding new bogeymen to confront. 

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Why a Green New Deal Is More Expensive Than Joe Biden Realizes

The Environment

Blog03/10/2021

Wind and solar power can work well when placed in an ideal location. Much of the time, however, these projects require a lot of fossil fuel to produce, but then never deliver the promised "zero-carbon" energy.

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In Some Countries, Lockdowns May Be the "New Normal"

Health

Blog03/10/2021

While some countries in Europe are showing signs of lifting all restrictions soon, Ireland’s so-called leaders are telling citizens it cannot be guaranteed that they’ll even be able to holiday in their own country this summer.

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What Does GDP Really Tell Us?

U.S. History

Blog03/10/2021

"Any concept of average price level involves adding or multiplying quantities of completely different units of goods, such as butter, hats, sugar, etc., and is therefore meaningless."

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Antal Fekete, Gold, and Central Banks

Monetary PolicyMoney and Banks

Blog03/09/2021

Fekete was one of the few old Europeans to recognize the central role of money: on the positive side as a means of amicable division of labor, on the negative side as a casualty and lever of political intervention.

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Scam Baiters Take an Active and Entertaining Role in Fighting Cybercrime

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemStrategy

Blog03/09/2021

US government agencies like the FBI remain incapable of bringing foreign online scammers to justice. Fortunately, in their place, internet “vigilantes” have answered the call to action.

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