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Trump's Absurd Claim that Americans Are Free from Government Coercion

Blog02/07/2019

Tuesday night, Donald Trump claimed that Americans have always been free and "will stay free" of "government coercion." The U.S. regime's many victims would probably beg to differ.

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Shinzo Abe Bets the Farm on Europe

Money and BanksProtectionism and Free TradeMoney and Banking

Blog01/30/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe has turned to Europe in hopes of stabilizing Japan's fiscal and and monetary situation. But Europe is a shaky foundation on which to build anything.

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What Shutdown? Federal Spending per Day Is Down Only 7 Percent

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/25/2019

Spending $12 billion per day is not a shutdown. Spending 7% less than you spent last year is not a shutdown.

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FDR’s Worst Perversion of Freedom: The "Four Freedoms" Speech

U.S. History

Blog01/17/2019

In 1944, Roosevelt revealed that the original Bill of Rights had “proved inadequate to assure us equality in the pursuit of happiness.” So he proposed to replace it with something far worse.

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Karl Marx and the Great Socialist Revival

Big GovernmentSocialism

Blog01/10/2019

As decades pass since the fall of the USSR, romanticism is replacing the bitter facts of the lives people in communist regimes were forced to live

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Cleaning Up "Marxist Trash" is the Best Way for Bolsonaro to Build a Better Brazil

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomyStrategy

Blog01/04/2019

It is encouraging to see the rise of a popular politician willing to use his platform to openly call out the dangers of Marxist ideology.

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Zoning and the Free Market

Free MarketsInterventionismPrivate Property

12/28/2018Audio/Video
In this 90-minute 1981 lecture, Walter Block discusses the importance of allowing private markets — and not government planners — to decide how land and housing is used by those who buy, sell, and rent it.
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The Depression of 2019-2021?

Blog12/28/2018

History never quite repeats itself, but we can look for echoes of depressions from the 1920 and 1930s. Indeed, our current bubble shares some characteristics with bubbles of the past.

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