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The Old Right on War and Peace

War and Foreign Policy

Blog08/09/2021

"The state cannot intervene in the economic affairs of society without building up its coercive machinery, and that, after all, is militarism. Power is the correlative of politics." ~Frank Chodorov

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The Seen and the Unseen of Government R&D

U.S. History

Blog08/09/2021

While it’s easy to fixate on the handful of success stories, the litany of government innovation failures should be enough to sober up even the most enthusiastic proponent of state-backed entrepreneurship.

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The Role of Intellectuals and Anti-intellectuals

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog08/04/2021

How can anyone get away with controlling a state? Why would others put up with such an institution?

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The Moral Law versus Tyranny

World History

Blog08/03/2021

Is there any law beyond civil law? What do we mean when we say “law” in a particular context? What are the current limitations on law? What should the limits on law be? Bastiat and Leonard Read help provide answers. 

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The Coming Schism in the Evangelical Voting Bloc

DemocracyPhilosophy

Blog08/02/2021

What is the modern state? The answer to this question will—and perhaps already has—split the once unified white evangelical voting bloc.

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The Q2 Impact Report Is Here

Blog07/30/2021

The warmer months have been busy at the Mises Institute. Check out what we've accomplished with your help!

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Toilet Paper Rolls Are Getting Smaller. Blame the Fed.

World History

Blog07/30/2021

When confronted by reporters about the size of their toilet sheet squares, a spokeswoman suggested it was the result of "innovations" allowing "consumers to, basically, wipe their butts more efficiently."

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The Jan. 6th Show Trials Threaten All of Us

World History

Blog07/28/2021

Worse than this miscarriage of justice is the despicable attempt by the prosecutor in the case to label Hodgkins – who has no criminal record and was accused of no violent crime – a “terrorist.”

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