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Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn't Love

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/26/2017
John McCain's hatred of Donald Trump has driven America's most ardent warmonger to question the American intervention in Niger. And that's a good thing.
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Neo-Liberalism: From Laissez-Faire to the Interventionist State

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/12/2017
Neo-Liberalism’s origins and consequences point toward the need for a new agenda: one that recognizes the ideals of the voluntary civil society.
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NCAA Violations Are Now Federal Crimes?

Legal SystemMonopoly and Competition

Blog10/02/2017
Apparently, it is now a federal criminal offense to break the rules of a private organization like the NCAA. Even when there's no victim.
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Now that Roy Moore Won, Is his "Lawlessness" a Problem?

Legal System

Blog09/27/2017
A charge of "lawlessness" is usually an ideologically-empty attempt to capitalize on emotionalism and tribalism.
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Not Even Junk Will Fetch High Interest Rates Anymore

The Fed

08/28/2017Mises Wire
It’s not just those cranky Austrians calling central bankers on the carpet these days. Everyone knows, is holding their breath, and hoping for the best.
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Net Neutrality Strengthens Monopolies, Invites Corruption

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog07/17/2017
Government regulation has long been an easy way for large firms to drive the smaller competition out of business. Net neutrality is no different.
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No, Mark Carney, Brexit Didn't Cause Inflation — You Did

Money and Banks

06/29/2017Mises Wire
Bank of England governor Mark Carney maintains that Brexit has caused a devaluation of the pound. A more likely cause of this is the BofE itself.
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Natural-Law Libertarianism and the Pursuit of Justice

Legal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog06/07/2017
Before endorsing a legal system, libertarians must first figure out what justice is. The natural-law framework is one way of figuring this out.
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