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Reckless Associations: The Ruling Class Creates New Legal Theory to Stifle Free Speech

Law

Blog04/25/2022

The war on free speech has been given a boost by a new legal theory called "reckless associations," the "leaders" of an association that allegedly harms someone else are declared liable for that harm.

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Reparations for Government-Imposed Property Theft Are Justified and Necessary

ProgressivismProperty Rights

Blog04/22/2022

Reparations is a buzzword in the present political climate, but most plans involve an expansion of the welfare state. But there is a form of reparations that is legitimate.

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Real Wages Fall Again as Inflation Surges and the Fed Plays the Blame Game

Blog04/12/2022

Money printing may bring rising wages, but it also brings rising prices for goods and services. And those increases are outpacing the wage increases.

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Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Is Just the Latest Expression of Pan-Slavic Authoritarianism

DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/08/2022

Trying to understand the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the exclusive viewpoint of modern Western democracy is to ignore the long history of authoritarian leadership in Russia.

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Rothbard on Today's Progressive War Jingoism

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/29/2022

Rothbard the historian explained so well how the true progressive goal was always to remake America domestically by promoting war.

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Real Scientific Inquiry Requires Dissent. But That's Not What the CDC and JAMA Want.

Health

Blog03/19/2022

The scientific method requires free and open dissent from any scientific hypothesis. Yet JAMA is requesting that medical boards become a new Inquisition to root out heresy and apostasy from CDC doctrines.

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Russia Isn't Nearly as Isolated as Washington Wants You to Believe

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/16/2022

Those gloating about Russia being "cut off" are overstating the case. In fact, many of the world's largest countries have shown a reluctance to participate in the US's sanction schemes, and even close US allies aren't going along with it.

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Russia and China Aren't the Natural Allies Many Assume Them to Be

Blog02/24/2022

Russia and China may share an interest in countering US hegemony, but the two states also must deal with many sources of conflict, from trade blocs to border wars. 

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