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An Easy Alternative to the Brexit Agreement

11/15/2018Power & Market

No agreement necessary: her Majesty's government simply adopts a policy of zero tariffs and zero import quotas, beginning tomorrow.

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How to Solve the Social Media De-Platforming Problem

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/15/2018

Big social media companies enjoy government protections while leveraging their privileges to push political agendas.

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Quit Trying to Turn JFK into a Tax-Cutting Budget Hawk

Blog11/06/2018

It's true that JFK would feel at home in the modern GOP. But that's because the GOP has stopped even pretending to want significant cuts to government spending.

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50 Years of Federal Gun Control: The 1968 Gun Control Act

Blog10/22/2018

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Gun Control Act of 1968.

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Patrick Newman: Rothbard in the 21st Century

BiographiesStrategyU.S. EconomyU.S. History

10/19/2018Audio/Video
Patrick Newman on what Murray Rothbard can still teach us today.
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What is Money?

Money and Banks

10/18/2018Audio/Video
In this 18-minute talk, Malavika Nair presents the basics on what money is, its origins, and why it is so central to a modern economy.
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Brazil Considers Scaling Back Its Gun Control

Legal SystemWorld History

Blog10/02/2018

In spite of stringent gun-control measures, Brazil's homicide rates are among the worst in the world. Now there's a movement to let more Brazilians defend themselves with private gun ownership.

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Gun Ownership Rights Aren't as Safe as Many Think

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog09/22/2018

While the Second Amendment is a formidable barrier, experience suggests a mixture of bureaucratic regulation and court rulings could significantly empower the gun-control lobby.

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