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The Great Depression's Patsy

Booms and BustsKeynesMonetary PolicyGold Standard


Poplular history says that massive government spending—made possible by ending the gold standard—ended the Great Depression. As usual, popular history is wrong.

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The Constitution Failed. It Secured Neither Peace nor Freedom.

U.S. History


The constitution has not protected our natural rights, nor did it prevent the US from becoming a blood-soaked failed state a mere 73 years after the constitution was ratified. 

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The Senator Who Didn’t Know (but Thought She Did)

Big GovernmentMoney and Banks


Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to subject cryptocurrency to federal money-laundering laws and other regulations. She fails to understand how that system works.

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The FDA and the Courts Fail to Truly Discipline the Pharmaceutical Industry for Exploiting the Mentally Ill

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareCronyism and Corporatism


Does the regulatory system help guarantee safe and effective drugs? Does the system protect drug consumers? Court cases tell us otherwise.

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The Borders Between US States Are Obsolete


It's been more than 150 years since most state boundaries were drawn in the US. Since then, demographic and political realities have changed enormously. The boundaries should change too. 

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The Friction Ahead in 2023


Claudio Grass interviews Jeff Deist on the tumultuous year ahead.

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The Case for Disbanding Public Health Agencies

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismThe Police StateInterventionism


Public health agencies tend to be treated like authoritative sacred cows. In reality, they have politicized health policies to the point where they really are a health hazard.

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