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On Foreign Policy, Trump Is Still the Lesser Evil

War and Foreign Policy

Blog7 hours ago

The Democrats, Liz Cheney, and the Never Trumpers still want endless wars, and they hate Trump's apparent lack of enthusiasm for embracing their dreams of empire.

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The NRA Would Be Wise to Leave New York ASAP

Blog10/01/2020

The NRA would be wise to vote with its feet. Millions of Americans have already escaped the high taxes and freedom-destroying blue state regimes by doing the same.

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Is Kamala Harris a 21st-Century Woodrow Wilson?

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog09/04/2020

The original American progressive movement was split into two groups: the corporatists and the socialists. Woodrow Wilson was able to work with both. In Kamala Harris, he may have an heir.

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It's Time for a Geopolitical Reset

Blog08/28/2020

America's unipolar moment is over, and it's time to exercise restraint rather than indulge in endless fantasies about regime change and American-led "global democracy."

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How Fear and Uncertainty Drives Demand for Gold

InflationFinancial Markets

Blog08/19/2020

Demand for gold tends to increase as faith in government and government intervention in the economy declines.

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The Founding Fathers' Coup d'État

Blog08/08/2020

It is quite certain that dissatisfaction with the old Articles was not general, for when the new order was implemented in 1789, it was effected with great difficulty and only through methods both unscrupulous and dishonourable.

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Japan's Executive Pay Gap

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog08/01/2020

The highly regulated, protectionist Japanese economy, and an overall collectivist culture, leaves little room for flexibility in executive pay. This makes Japanese businesses less competitive, and work life more miserable.

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From a Confederation to a National Government: Rothbard on the Early Republic

Citing Luther Martin, Rothbard writes, "the American Constitution was a grave betrayal of the idea of natural rights set forth in the Declaration of Independence."

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