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French Protestors Fume over Climate Taxes and a Rising Cost of Living

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/04/2018

French protests over a new climate-change-inspired fuel tax highlight high costs imposed on ordinary people by climate-change policies.

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For Climate Interventionists, New Taxes are Only the Beginning

12/04/2018Power & Market

The climate interventionists won’t stop with a carbon tax. How do I know? Because they've said so.

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Forced Sterilizations in Peru — Paid for by US Taxpayers

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/25/2018

The US government used foreign aid to spread a eugenics-tinged sterilization policy in Peru in the late 1990s.

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Frank Fetter and the Austrians

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/20/2018

Fetter is mostly neglected today, but he had a powerful influence on practically every Austrian economist in the first half of the 20th century.

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Federal Employees Have Higher Pay, More Job Security Than Private Sector

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog09/05/2018

The incredible wealth of the DC region is yet another reason for shrinking the size and scope of the federal government.

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Fear Global Warming? Markets Offer Our Best Chance for Survival

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog04/23/2018

Markets, wealth accumulation, and capitalist innovation offer the best tools for dealing with whatever climate changes the world may be facing.

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Forget Electoral Democracy — Give "Demarchy" a Chance

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/06/2018

There's no reason to believe choosing representatives through a lottery system or "by chance" is worse than what we have now. 

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For the Dreamers: No Deportation, No Citizenship

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog02/16/2018
The federal government could elect to leave migrants alone, while also not offering citizenship. In other words, it could do nothing at all.
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