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Why People Don't Trust Pfizer's Covid Vaccine.

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog12/16/2020

Why are so many people afraid of vaccines from Big Pharma? It might be because these companies have given the public many reasons to be skeptical of them and their products. 

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What Is the Great Reset? Part I: Reduced Expectations and Bio-techno-feudalism

Big Government

Blog12/16/2020

In terms of governance, the Great Reset means increasingly centralized, coordinated, and expanded government and “governmentalities,” the convergence of corporations and states, and the digitalization of governmental functions.

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Was Gustave de Molinari an Anarchist until the Very End?

Blog12/09/2020

Did Molinari change his anarcho-capitalist views later in his life? We find some insights into his personal thoughts through his letters and interviews.

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Why Beltway Conservatives Hate the Trump Populists

Blog12/08/2020

In 2016, establishment conservatives went "all in" on defeating Trump. But they lost, and as a result lost control of the conservative movement and the GOP. 

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Why Governments Hate Decentralization and "Local Control"

Blog12/02/2020

Decentralized societies that value local customs, institutions, and governments are obstacles to the expansion of the regime's power. Not surprisingly, central governments do all they can to destroy this.

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Why Government Stimulus Sometimes Looks like It Revives the Economy

Booms and BustsInflationOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/01/2020

Even when an economic bust appears, there may still be enough real savings in the economy to quickly put the economy back on track. This is what brings economic recovery, not artificial "stimulus."

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When Governments Confiscate Wealth to Fund Government Programs

Blog11/30/2020

When governments subsidize projects, citizens pay twice—once as taxpayers who indirectly pay the subsidy, and then again as consumers in higher prices for the goods they buy and in reduced consumption.

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