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Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling

Taxes and Spending

Blog09/11/2017
The Republicans aren't letting this crisis go to waste. They're using it to put American taxpayers deeper in debt.
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Congress Loves to Slap Sanctions on Foreign Regimes — But Do They Ever Work?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog07/24/2017
Economic sanctions as foreign policy are based on the idea that it's good to make civilians suffer in order to bring about regime change. It's a failed strategy.
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Candidate Trump: "I Love Wikileaks." President Trump: "Arrest Assange!"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/25/2017
The Trump administration’s declaration of war on whistleblowers and Wikileaks is one of the greatest disappointments in these first 100 days.
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Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog02/06/2017
Congress may make some small cuts in spending, those cuts will be dwarfed by spending increases on infrastructure at home and military spending abroad.
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Conceived in Liberty: The Medieval Communes of Europe

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/24/2017
The urban "communes" of medieval Europe were the early cradle of economic and political freedoms that would transform Europe in later centuries.
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