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The United States Is a Colonial Empire, and an Extremely Successful One

World History

Blog01/27/2024

What is different about the US's empire is that it has been fabulously successful. It is so successful, in fact, that the territories that used to be obvious colonies have ceased to have any distinct political identity. 

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Are We Really All in This Together?

AntipoliticsBureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CultureProgressivism

Blog01/27/2024

Whenever governing elites create a new crisis, they insist that “we're all in this together.” It’s time to ignore their lies altogether.

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Are Free Markets More Dangerous than Regulated Markets?

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLibertarianism

Blog01/27/2024

Is the regulatory choice a tradeoff between safety or “breaking a few eggs” via free markets? The logic of allowing for free and unhampered markets is compelling.

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Human Action Conference 2024

Blog01/26/2024

Join us in Auburn in 2024 for an event celebrating 75 years of Human Action.

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Don’t Let Your Adversaries Raise Your Children

Bureaucracy and RegulationEducationLegal SystemSocialism

Blog01/26/2024

As government schools continue to propagate collectivist ideology, it is time for more parents to declare their independence and homeschool their children.

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If One Wishes to Discredit Capitalism, One Should at Least Understand How It Works

SocialismCalculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/26/2024

Scott R. Sehon tries to be intellectually honest in his critique of capitalism and his endorsement of socialism, but David Gordon writes that Sehon needs to better know the arguments favoring capitalism.

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Climate Deniers Deny Socialism. That's Why the Regime Hates Them.

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationThe EnvironmentSocialism

Blog01/26/2024

So-called climate change is really an excuse for government to do what it does worst: intervene in our economic affairs. While government efforts will not cool the planet, they will make life more difficult for the planet’s inhabitants.

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The Next Austrian School Renaissance

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/25/2024
I am convinced that books like Human Action in particular, and the Austrian School in general, are more needed than ever if Western civilization is to be saved from the onslaught of “cultural” Marxist totalitarians.
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