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Fighting Totalitarianism: Rothbard versus Monasticism

Decentralization and SecessionLibertarianismStrategy

Blog1 hour ago

To adopt monasticism before the international fascism we face today would amount not only to seceding but also to ceding everything worth saving to the monsters

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Fiscal Stimulus vs. Economic Growth

Money and Banking

Blog01/11/2021

We're told more government spending will get the economy back on track. But increasing government spending weaken the process of wealth creation. 

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Freedom vs. the Collective

DemocracyPhilosophyWorld History

Blog01/08/2021

Many support democracy because for them the collective or “republican” liberty they favor far exceeds individual liberty in importance. Those of us who follow Mises and Rothbard will disagree.

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Furloughed Jobs Disguise the Eurozone Employment Crisis

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog10/20/2020

Eurozone unemployment would be close to 11 percent if we used the same calculation as the United States.

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Federal Judge: Pennsylvania's Stay-at-Home Order Is an Assault on Human Rights

Blog09/17/2020

Judge Stickman is right that the Pennsylvania lockdown cannot be defended by anyone who takes human rights seriously. 

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From 9/11 to Covid-19: Nineteen Years of Permanent "Emergency"

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/11/2020

Whether we're commanded to trust the experts, abandon the rule of law, or venerate government for "keeping us safe," the 9/11 panic and our current crisis have many things in common.

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From Lockdowns to "The Great Reset"

Big GovernmentProgressivismSocialism

Blog08/01/2020

The global "elites" of the World Economic Forum seek a "Great Reset" that will usher in a new and far more powerful technocracy defined by central planning and the end of freedom as we know it.

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From a Confederation to a National Government: Rothbard on the Early Republic

Citing Luther Martin, Rothbard writes, "the American Constitution was a grave betrayal of the idea of natural rights set forth in the Declaration of Independence."

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