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The Marxist Myth of the "Treadmill of Production"

Blog59 min ago

The Marxist "treadmill of production" theory holds that markets cannot grow without creating environmental catastrophes. Here's why they're wrong.

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It's Time to Break Up New York State

U.S. History

Blog01/22/2022

Often the biggest barrier secession movements face is the widely held (and ludicrous) belief that our current set of lines on a map are sacred and must be preserved.

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Will Europe's Politicians Ever Get their Coveted Universal Vaccination?

World History

Blog01/22/2022

Politicians around the world have managed to threaten, cajole, and force vaccination on millions of their citizens. But resistance remains, and protests are growing.

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Central Planners Don't Know What's Best for You

Socialism

Blog01/21/2022

Flawed as we are and with limited knowledge about the world and ourselves, we might not know what is objectively “best for us long term.” Government planners know even less.

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Unmask America

Big GovernmentHealthPolitical Theory

Blog01/20/2022

It is time to get back to normal life, and that starts with visible human faces.

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Stop Trying to Turn Economics into a Branch of Psychology

Education

Blog01/20/2022

It seems the primary work of behavior economics is to "prove" that people are "irrational." Their solution to this irrationalism? More government power and planning.

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The Municipal Convention Center Racket Is Alive and Well

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/19/2022

In Las Vegas, the city's convention center authority has found new ways to blow money on shiny objects like Elon Musk's death-trap tunnels and NFL events.

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Germany's New Green Stimulus Plan Won't Save Their Economy

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/19/2022

Germany's government is pushing a new plan for massive spending on a "Climate Fund." This is justified with the usual Keynesian myths about the benefits of government spending.

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