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The American Revolutionaries Didn't Need a Central Government. Neither Do We.

AnarchyAntipoliticsEconomic FreedomU.S. History


Rothbard on the American Revolution: "There was no particular need for the formal trappings and permanent investing of a centralized government, even for victory in war."

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Taking Back the Meaning of "Inflation"

InflationMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney SupplyOther Schools of Thought


By corrupting the meaning of inflation, mainstream economists have given a false picture of what happens when monetary authorities expand the money supply. Mises and Rothbard understood.

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The Dead End of Catholic Nationalism


The Christian nationalist state is one in which civil rulers—for a time—regard the Church as a convenient ally. Once this comes to an end, however, the "Christian" state transforms into a state hostile to those it was once designed to protect.

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The Media and Ukraine War Coverage: Where Truth Takes a Holiday

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


Despite the rhetoric we hear from mainstream media organizations, its coverage of the Ukraine war borders on outright propaganda.

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The Government versus the People, Kamala Harris Version

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentMedia and CultureProgressivism


Kamala Harris recently declared that we need to "reduce population." While the White House quickly claimed she misspoke, progressives have given enough near-religious devotion to neo-Mathusianism to convince some of us that Harris meant what she said.

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The BRICS Currency Project Picks Up Speed

Central BanksMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWar and Foreign Policy


Several nations look to develop a gold-based currency to bypass the US dollar. The world shall see after the BRICS nations meet next month how successful they are.

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The Tao and the Synergy of the Spontaneous Order

HayekPhilosophyOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology


More than two thousand years ago, the ancient Chinese Tao presented ideas that are reflected in F.A. Hayek's concept of spontaneous order.

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The Debt Ceiling Debate Was Pure Theater

Cronyism and CorporatismDemocracyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


When it comes to the debt ceiling, political parties are irrelevant, and the recent debt ceiling drama, was little more than a sham. 

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