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Render Unto Caesar: A Most Misunderstood New Testament Passage

World History

Blog07/03/2018

Jesus's instruction to "render unto Caesar" is an example of subtle sedition against the Roman state — and not a command to pay taxes.

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Robots Do Not Destroy Employment, Politicians Do

The EntrepreneurLabor and Wages

Blog06/29/2018

Countries with the highest levels of robotization have the lowest unemployment rates.

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Rather than Paying Down Debt in Good Times, Spain Is Now Spending Even More

Blog06/27/2018

Now is the time for the Spanish government to reduce its massive debt. When the next recession hits, it will be too late.

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Redefining Violence: The Problem With PC Speech Codes

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/17/2018

If speech can be equated with violence, then the extent of government control in daily life can be greatly expanded.

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Re-Assessing the Morality of Blackmail in the Age of Social Media

Blog05/16/2018

Walter Block's work on blackmail provides some insights into the issue of who has a right to control your personal information and your reputation.

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Russia, China and the Geopolitics of the Silk Road

Global EconomyWorld History

China's new "Silk Road" for international trade is an important component in the regime's larger geopolitical strategy. 

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Repealing the Second Amendment Is Easier than You Think

Legal System

Blog03/27/2018

There's no need to amend the Constitution the old fashioned way when federal judges can just amend the constitution unilaterally. 

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