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Ayn Rand's Political Philosophy

04/24/2019Power & Market

Foundations of A Free Society is a valuable collection of essays on Ayn Rand's political philosophy. The contributors include both Objectivist philosophers and libertarians who are not Objectivists.

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Eric Mack on Libertarianism

04/22/2019Power & Market

In Libertarianism, the philosopher Eric Mack  offers an excellent and important guide to libertarian theory. In my review, I concentrate on his discussion of Robert Nozick.

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Good Statistics, and Bad

04/12/2019Power & Market

The data never speaks for itself.

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Wilsonianism: The Legacy that Won't Die

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

04/06/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
As Americans it behooves us to reassess the Wilsonian democratic legacy. More than an ephemeral aspect of our national past, it may be the fate that we have never escaped.
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The Deep State Campaign for War with Russia

Book ReviewsWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/05/2019

David Gordon reviews the book War with Russia? From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate. By Stephen F. Cohen.

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Capitalism (aka Self-Ownership) Is the Only Moral Economic System

Blog04/05/2019

Capitalism isn't just about rich guys owning the means of production. It's about workers and everyday people also owning their own labor and their own bodies.

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Can Free Private Cities Replace the State?

Decentralization and Secession

Blog03/29/2019

"Free private cities" are similar to microstates but are based on the idea of explicit contractual agreements between residents and the city government. How would these entities function?

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Capitalist "Expropriation": Resentment versus Reality

Political TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog03/27/2019

Being resentful about a business transaction after the fact isn't the same thing as being exploited or abused.

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