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The Privilege of Politics

ProgressivismMedia and Culture

Blog6 hours ago

In 2020, privilege manifests as political extortion. Push back against these bullies.

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Why Racism Can't Explain Europe's Drive for Conquest and Colonial Power

World History

Blog6 hours ago

Historically, Europeans had few qualms about conquering and enslaving other Europeans. This presents some problems for the narrative claiming that injustices committed by Europeans are motivated primarily by racism.

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How Decades of Media and Faculty Bias Have Pushed America to the Left

EducationMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog11 hours ago

Silicon Valley and the media are moving even further left. This is what is to be expected when a single ideological group controls educational institutions and major media outlets over a period of several decades.

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The Trillion-Dollar F-35 Fighter Program Does Not Make Americans Safer

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/21/2020

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is not worthy of a massive investment by the taxpayer—especially since the program doesn't make Americans any safer. 

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How Long Can the Fed Keep This Time Bomb from Exploding?

Monetary Policy

Blog10/21/2020

Although the Fed insists otherwise, the central bank really has no tools left except money creation, and the Fed will keep printing money in a panicky attempt to prevent a financial collapse.

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Furloughed Jobs Disguise the Eurozone Employment Crisis

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog10/20/2020

Eurozone unemployment would be close to 11 percent if we used the same calculation as the United States.

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Pope Francis's Latest Attack on Property: It's a "Secondary Right"

Private Property

Blog10/20/2020

The pope doesn't understand that it is the protection of property rights that secures the common good.

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Global Health Bureaucrats Want Even More Power to Impose Their Plans across National Borders

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/19/2020

Global health bureaucrats would have a much easier time if they could force "renegade" countries like Sweden into line with the power to force a uniform health policy on everyone.

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