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The Privilege of Politics

ProgressivismMedia and Culture

Blog10/22/2020

In 2020, privilege manifests as political extortion. Push back against these bullies.

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The Trillion-Dollar F-35 Fighter Program Does Not Make Americans Safer

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/21/2020

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is not worthy of a massive investment by the taxpayer—especially since the program doesn't make Americans any safer. 

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Toward a Political Economy of Climate Change

Blog10/17/2020

In the thinking of many experts, all problems and solutions are geared to the mindset of central planners—of people like themselves. Climate scientists mistakenly believe themselves solely qualified to determine public policy for everyone else.

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The Progressivism of the Future Is Really Just the Socialism of the Past

Big GovernmentProgressivismSocialism

Blog10/17/2020

The new progressive world order is little more than the latest version of the socialist revolutions pushed in the Old World. But this agenda is cloaked in promises of "efficiency" and "sustainability."

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The New Media Has Become like the Old Media—And That Means the Usual Bias

Blog10/14/2020

In social media—as in the established old media—editors, curators, and managers work to promote their own self-described “mainstream” views while excluding as “extreme” the views of everyone else.

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The Recovery Is Stalling. We Need Pro-Market Reforms Now.

Free MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog10/14/2020

Politicians have ignored the threat to small businesses that are failing not because their owners used the wrong strategies, but have been destroyed by the misguided and ineffective forced shutdown.

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The Great Barrington Declaration: A Few Words of Caution

Big GovernmentHealthPolitical Theory

Blog10/14/2020

Although the recommendations of the Great Barrington Declaration would be an improvement over the status quo, the declaration grants far too much power to the state to act in pursuit of an alleged "common good."

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The Great California Exodus

Blog10/10/2020

Today, those with a modicum of judgment and respect for their pocketbook are heading anywhere that is not named California, attempting to flee the incompetent mismanagement of Governor Gavin Newsom.

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