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End the Shutdown, Again

HealthStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog11 hours ago

If every new virus or variation warrants shutdowns or new vaccines, we will face an unending dystopian hellscape of state intervention in our medical decisions.

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The Role of Intellectuals and Anti-intellectuals

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog08/04/2021

How can anyone get away with controlling a state? Why would others put up with such an institution?

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Unmasking the Latest Bipartisan (and Dangerous) Climate Bill

World History

Blog08/04/2021

Republicans put a free market happy face on the latest environmentalist policy prescriptions in DC, but that does not change the fact that centrally planned climate policy is terrible economics.

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Covid Tyranny Destroys the Myth of "Liberal Democracy"

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog08/04/2021

It wasn’t "fascism" or "Russia" that normalized lockdowns, mandates, and massive whirlwind profits to politically connected cronies in the West—it was the alleged defenders of "liberal democracy." 

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How the Federalists Bullied Rhode Island into Joining the United States

U.S. History

Blog08/03/2021

Even after countless threats of embargoes and other forms of aggression from the new imperialist USA, a shift of one vote would have defeated the Constitution in Rhode Island. It truly was a last stand that just barely failed.

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The Moral Law versus Tyranny

World History

Blog08/03/2021

Is there any law beyond civil law? What do we mean when we say “law” in a particular context? What are the current limitations on law? What should the limits on law be? Bastiat and Leonard Read help provide answers. 

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Eco-imperialism: The West's New Kind of Colonialism

The Environment

Blog08/03/2021

Western intellectuals are trying to tear down symbols of traditional colonialism. Yet the West still continues a form a colonialism in Africa: eco-imperialism. 

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Biden's Rescue Act Targets Americans' Freedoms

Law

Blog08/02/2021

Anything that encourages people to view politicians as saviors imperils freedom. Government controls follow a short step behind subsidies.

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