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Bureaucracy and RegulationLaw
Gun control advocates are using lawsuits to try to destroy private gun manufacturers. Despite legal protections for the gun industry, this strategy may well succeed.
Kulikowski's two-volume history of Rome offers many lessons in what was at the center of the empire. What was Rome? It was violence—political violence as an organizing principle.
In the months since Angela Merkel’s departure from the German chancellorship after sixteen years in power, the editorials praising her reign have been legion. This is not one of them.
The Police StateInterventionismMoney and Banking
Justin Trudeau's heavy-handed measures against the protesting truck drivers are part of a greater war by progressives against capital markets and financial privacy. People will find ways to resist through decentralized finance.
Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomThe Police State
By invoking the Emergencies Act, Trudeau has engaged in conduct better suited to authoritarian despots.
War and Foreign Policy
The Ukraine crisis arrives in the middle of an evident slowdown of the largest economies after the placebo effect of massive stimulus plans has already worn off.
Money and Banks
Like America's central bank, the European Central Bank can't let interest rates rise without facing some big negative repercussions.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade
This week's avocado ban—and the behind-the-scenes regulatory regime governing avocado imports—reminds us that there is no such thing as free trade between the US and Mexico.