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Government Property Is Sacred. Your Property? Not So Much.

U.S. History

Blog04/09/2021

The government tantrum over the Capitol riot has shown that the regime sees its own property as sacrosanct. Your private property, on the other hand, is completely expendable and of no importance whatsoever. 

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Cannabis Prohibition: Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine

Free MarketsHealthLegal System

The current cannabis prohibition policy creates scientific backwardness regarding cannabinoid drugs’ benefits and their actual harm. 

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The Equality Act's Attack on Religion Is Really about Private Property Rights

U.S. History

Blog04/08/2021

Like other "antidiscrimination" schemes, the Equality Act is just another way to to extend federal power over every private institution and aspect of private life. 

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Trust, Corruption, and the Cultural Foundations of Capitalism

Blog04/08/2021

Capitalism works well in developing countries when certain cultural obstacles are overcome. But if we ignore the cultural foundations of market institutions, we only succeed in generating contempt for capitalism. 

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How the Feds Blackmail Colleges and Universities

Education

Blog04/08/2021

It's becoming increasingly clear that Christian schools that accept federal funds will soon have to make a choice between abandoning those funds or fully embracing the ruling class's views of gender politics. 

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The Annapolis Convention: The Beginning of the Counterrevolution

U.S. History

Blog04/07/2021

In the wake of Shays' Rebellion, "the ultra-nationalist leader James Madison" looked for "a way to strengthen the power of Congress." The Annapolis Convention was an important first step to building a national leviathan. 

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VAWA Balkanizes Rights, Cynically Erasing Male Indians

Labor and WagesPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog04/07/2021

Identitarians present a parody of human rights: only approved groups are recognized as victims. Unapproved individuals are lost in the balkanization despite the fact that, in the final analysis, only individuals suffer and cry out for help.

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Monetary Policy in America Is a Mess. Things Are Even Worse in Europe.

Money and Banking

Blog04/07/2021

America is plagued by mountains of debt, cheap money, and an out-of-control central bank. But the situation with the European Central Bank is even more dangerous. 

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