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Will Hungary and Poland be the Next Victims of US/EU Regime Change?

Blog11/01/2021

Not even the US’s ostensible allies can escape. NATO members Hungary and Poland were called "totalitarian regimes" by Biden because the two countries have run afoul of the West's ruling elite.

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Marxism versus Libertarianism: Two Types of Internationalism

Blog10/30/2021

Internationalism in the interpretation of libertarian philosophy and Marxist doctrine are two completely different concepts. One is a natural outcome of human cooperation. The other is pure myth. 

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Contract Rights Are Not the Same as Natural Rights

Book Reviews

Blog10/30/2021

Contracts are voidable and thoroughly changeable. They can be totally ignored with the consent of both parties. But natural rights are not like contracts and can't be abolished even with consent.

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The Tragedy of the Government's Ban on Human Organ Sales

Blog10/29/2021

New tech shows some light at the end of the tunnel. But for decades, government bans on a market for human organs has condemned millions of people to early deaths and immense pain. 

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Why Mises Rejected Common Notions of "Progress"

Blog10/29/2021

"It is not true that the masses are always right … ‘Belief in the common man’ is no better founded than was belief in the supernatural gifts of kings, priests, and noblemen.”

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The Fed's Inflation Is behind the Supply Chain Mess

Money and Banks

Blog10/29/2021

The idea that supply chain problems are “driving inflation” gets the causation backward. It’s money supply inflation that’s causing the supply chain problems, not the other way around.

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Where Does Social Order Come From? Not the State.

Blog10/29/2021

The more an economy is centrally planned, the more chaotic are the relationships within it. The freer people are to make their arrangements in the market, the more coordinated things become.

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Three Reasons to Start Taking Secession Seriously

Decentralization and Secession

Blog10/28/2021

All polities come to an end sooner or later. The fanciful America-will-last-forever position is something that should seem plausible only to small children or the hopelessly naïve. 

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