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Economic Prosperity Is a Prerequisite for All Other Kinds of Prosperity



Both Ludwig von Mises and Abraham Maslow understood that unless we first secure the benefits of economic progress, it becomes impossible to pursue higher human wants and needs.

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Even without "Qualified Immunity," It Won't Be Easy to Prove When Police Are Abusive

LawU.S. History


When police ineptly scanned a car's license plate and wrongly decided the car was stolen, they proceeded to force a group of children to the ground at gunpoint. Will this qualify as a rights violation if "qualified immunity" is absent? The courts will decide. 

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Economists and Psychologists Are Weaponizing Psychology and the Idea of "Rationality"

Bureaucracy and RegulationFinancial MarketsPaternalismPlanning


Behavioral economists and psychologists define as irrational anything that doesn't fit into a narrow model of behavior. Anything "irrational"—like buying the "wrong" stock—must be fixed with government regulation.

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Everything They Don't Like Is Now a Public Health Emergency

Bureaucracy and Regulation


What will be called a public health issue next? Gun violence (been there), transphobia (done that), religion, private schools and home schools? We would not be the first nation to lose its liberties on the installment plan. 

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Election 2020: Rout of the Technocracy

ProgressivismMedia and Culture


This victory is not of one candidate or party over another in this race or that, but rather a resounding ideological defeat of one of the most illiberal and menacing forces we face at the moment: technocracy.

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Election 2020: Choking on the Political Red and Blue Pills

Legal SystemPolitical Theory


Election 2020 is the same as every other election, only the state’s mask of legitimacy is slipping. 

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Even WHO Officials Now Admit Lockdowns Are Extreme Policies with Disastrous Results


The true cost of covid-19 lockdowns has become so apparent that even WHO officials must now admit these policies lead to mass impoverishment and immense cost in terms of human lives and human health.

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Economics for Beginners



These short animated videos cover core economic topics, highlighting how economic decisions are a part of our day-to-day life.

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