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No, We Don't Need a Government Post Office

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic Freedom

Blog08/22/2020

Leonard Read has explained how so many Americans arrived at the clearly false notion that a government post office is necessary.

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Nock and Mencken on Democracy and Equality

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/28/2020

The egalitarian society is pledged to common cultural values resulting in a rigorous homogeneity. Thus, a man who stands in contempt of the prevailing ideology has no rights under the law.

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New Opportunities for Marxists: Climate Change and Coronavirus

CapitalismProgressivismSocialism

Blog07/22/2020

Every economic system is a mixture of market action and state control. The Marxist strategy is to blame every ill caused by state intervention on capitalism. 

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New Kosovo Indictment Is a Reminder of Bill Clinton’s Serbian War Atrocities

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog07/18/2020

President Bill Clinton’s favorite "freedom fighter" in Kosovo just got indicted for mass murder, torture, kidnapping, and other crimes against humanity.

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Nozick and the Minimal State

Blog07/03/2020

Nozick tries and fails to show how a minimal state might justifiably arise from Rothbardian anarchy.

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New Colorado Police Reform Ends Cops' Qualified Immunity and Sidesteps Federal Courts

Blog06/24/2020

Federal judges invented the notion of "qualified immunity" to protect police from lawsuits. So now Colorado has done an end run around the federal courts and removed qualified immunity as a defense.

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New York: The Corona Crisis Shows the Benefits of Localism Yet Again

Decentralization and Secession

Blog06/02/2020

COVID-19 is not really a "national" issue. It has affected different areas in very different ways.

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Nozick Once Again

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog05/29/2020

If time preference is genetically built into humans, are they double discounting future goods? Does this mean people should stop trying to weigh time in their calculations?

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