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The Problem with the Census

U.S. History

Blog2 hours ago

The left opposes adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 census form. The answer lies in abolishing all questions except those that count total residents. But that won't happen because the census is used to justify a myriad of government programs.

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Kenya’s Fishing Crisis Reminds Us of the Benefits of Free Trade

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog10 hours ago

Thanks to trade with the Chinese, more Africans have access to safe food they would otherwise lack.

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Ed Pletner Applies Alertness, Discovery, and Capabilities-Based Strategy to Start, Manage, and Grow His Firm

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/23/2019Audio/Video
Alertness, Discovery, and Resource-Based Strategy. Ed Pletner talks with Hunter Hastings about applying these economic concepts to start, grow, and manage a thriving business.
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The Arbitrary Line Between Legal Bribery and Illegal Bribery

Bureaucracy and RegulationWorld History

Blog04/23/2019

The corruption scandal that now plagues Justin Trudeau goes back to the rather questionable notion that the Canadian government ought to regulate contracts in foreign countries, while also setting an arbitrary distinction between legal and illegal bribery.

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Eric Mack on Libertarianism

04/22/2019Power & Market

In Libertarianism, the philosopher Eric Mack  offers an excellent and important guide to libertarian theory. In my review, I concentrate on his discussion of Robert Nozick.

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Is Libertarianism Amoral?

BiographiesThe FedWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/22/2019Mises Daily Articles
Conservatives have often claimed that that the libertarian (aka "classical liberal") alleges "human freedom as the single moral imperative. " But I doubt a single example of this could be found in the whole history of liberalism.
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Can We Have a Reasonable Discussion About Vaccines?

Health

04/22/2019Audio/Video
Are public health concerns about unvaccinated children sufficient to trump individual liberty? Accad and Koka interview Dr. Niran Al-Aqba, a board-certified pediatrician in Washington State.
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