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The so-called green energy strategy is no strategy at all. Instead, it is an attempt to cripple the energy industries in vain hopes that renewables will magically cover the energy shortfall.
LiberalismProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy
Economist Christopher Coyne of George Mason University uses economic logic to expose the follies of militaristic US policies overseas.
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Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomU.S. Economy
Nearly everyone has heard of Bernie Madoff and rightly associates his name with financial fraud. Yet, the Social Security system is built on a Ponzi scheme similar to what Madoff created.
The FedProgressivismU.S. History
It is easy to think of the Fed as a good institution that simply lost its way. In truth, it was a bad idea and a bad institution from its beginning.
State regulation of marriage—and the ensuing secularization of marriage that followed—is a historical development that was part of the larger trend toward the expansion of state power.
Keynesian economists claim that deflation is as bad or worse than inflation. But deflation not only reverses inflation's bad effects but also allows new wealth creation.
Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismU.S. Economy
Is Big Tech a government creation—as the American Conservative recently claimed—or is it the result of entrepreneurs employing a mechanism created for noncommercial uses? It is both, writes Michael Rectenwald.