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The Progressivism of the Future Is Really Just the Socialism of the Past

Big GovernmentProgressivismSocialism


The new progressive world order is little more than the latest version of the socialist revolutions pushed in the Old World. But this agenda is cloaked in promises of "efficiency" and "sustainability."

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The New Media Has Become like the Old Media—And That Means the Usual Bias


In social media—as in the established old media—editors, curators, and managers work to promote their own self-described “mainstream” views while excluding as “extreme” the views of everyone else.

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The Great California Exodus


Today, those with a modicum of judgment and respect for their pocketbook are heading anywhere that is not named California, attempting to flee the incompetent mismanagement of Governor Gavin Newsom.

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The Economics of Government Regulation


When the state interferes with the market in order to bring about a different use of the productive factors it can only impair the supply, it cannot improve it.

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The Media Is Now Openly Pushing Secession as the Election Nears

Decentralization and Secession


The secessionist view is now increasingly being promoted by writers outside the usual conservative and libertarian groups that have long advocated in favor of decentralization and local control.

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The Myth of Wakanda: How Hollywood Distorts the Legacy of Colonialism

Media and CulturePovertyWorld History


The film Black Panther offered an attractive view of an African nation untouched by slavery or colonialism. Unfortunately, the film offers a rather dubious counterfactual.

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The Fed and the Housing Bubble/Bust

Booms and BustsThe FedU.S. History


By flooding the market with cheap credit, Alan Greenspan pushed interest rates (including mortgage rates) down to artificially low levels. This caused the bubble in house prices and misallocated too many real resources to the housing sector.

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Three Barriers to Improving Poverty Rates in America



Government policy encourages single parent household formation while discouraging full-time employment and driving up housing costs.

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