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Did Lincoln Want War?

Blog05/11/2018

Civil war was inevitable — because Lincoln made sure it was inevitable.

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Decentralization: Iowa Law Offers Real "Choice" in Abortion Laws

Decentralization and Secession

Blog05/11/2018

Iowa's new restrictions on abortion offer the federal courts a new chance to take federalism and decentralization seriously. 

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Donald Trump and the Art of the Arms Deal

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/17/2018

America's subsidized arms industry also benefits greatly from presidential efforts to push international arms deals with foreign regimes. 

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Don't Regulate Facebook — That's What Zuckerberg Wants

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog04/12/2018

New government regulations help large dominant firms while hurting small firms and start-ups. Zuckerberg likes the sound of that. 

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Do Austrians Really Reject Empirical Evidence?

PraxeologyPrices

Blog03/28/2018

Statistics and empirical data aren't ignored by Austrians. Rather, they are relegated to their proper place in the economic edifice.

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Doctors' Prescriptions Remain a Key Driver Behind Opiate Addiction

Health

Blog03/06/2018

Widespread physician pushing of opioids — combined with government regulations — have increased the most unsafe uses of opioids. 

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Do Public Unions Make Police More Dangerous?

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog02/22/2018
Research supports the idea that police unions contribute to greater amounts of officer misconduct.
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