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The Gender Feminist–New Left–Marxist Axis Attacks All Civil Society

ProgressivismSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog7 hours ago

Gender feminism, the New Left, and Marxism all share an anticapitalist stance and the framework of class struggle. The difference is that gender feminism, the New Left, and their ideological heir have redefined the antagonists.

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If the Election Produces No Clear Winner, the Military Is Definitely Not the Answer

Blog09/18/2020

The disputed election of 1876 could have led to another civil war. Fortunately, civilian institutions intervened to create a compromise, and the military was kept out of it.

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Riots Only Help Fuel Urban Impoverishment

Blog09/18/2020

Riots (unlike peaceful protests) are economically disastrous for inner cities. They also tend to create blowback against the people the riots claim to be defending.

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The Fed Is Planning Another Ultralong Period of Ultralow Rates

Blog09/17/2020

The Fed plans to keep interest rates near zero, while monetizing debt, financing zombie companies, and pouring new dollars into the market. But that may not be enough.

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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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Governments Will Impose New Lockdowns If They Think They Can Get Away with It

The Police State

Blog09/16/2020

If lockdowns now seem to be receding, it's because policymakers fear another round of lockdowns would be greeted with resistance rather than obedience.

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It's Far Too Late to Think Lockdowns Can Make Covid-19 Go Away

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog09/12/2020

Far from stopping the spread of covid-19, lockdowns, only push deaths into the future. Unless a vaccine is imminent or a 100 percent total lockdown is imposed, lockdown won't cause big reductions in total deaths.

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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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