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To Fight the State, Build Alternatives to the State


The challenge at hand is more than simply opposing the state. Rather, it is necessary to build up, reinforce, and sustain institutions that can offer alternatives to the state.

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The Last Lie Government Will Ever Tell

DemocracyProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy


Western governments seem to relish a clash with Russia, despite the spectre of nuclear war should things escalate too far. If so, it will be a conflict built on lies told by government lies.

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The Myth of "Economic Power"


“Economic power,” then, is simply the right under freedom to refuse to make an exchange. Every man has this power. Political power, on the other hand, is something very different.

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The Rise of the Medical Security State

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismThe Police State


What happens when covid becomes the excuse for a lawless authoritarianism?

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The Fed Backtracks on Future Rate Hikes as Bank Failures Loom Large

Money and Banks


The FOMC has slowed down in its monetary tightening over the past two months, and at Wednesday's press conference, Fed chairman Jerome Powell continued his shift to dovish territory.

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The Outbreak of World War I: A Libertarian Realist Rebuttal

DemocracyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


One excuse that political elites give when they drag nations into war is that the conflict was "inevitable" or "unavoidable." Ralph Raico knew better.

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The Bank of England: Money Creation in Their Own Words

InflationMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWorld History


Central banks usually don't admit their guilt in the destruction of money, but the Bank of England unwittingly comes clean.

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The Fear of Mass Unemployment Due to Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Is Unfounded

CapitalismEconomic PolicyUnemployment


Ever since the Luddites rampaged through British textile factories in the early 1800s, people have feared that technology will result in mass unemployment. They were wrong then and are wrong now.

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