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Are Free Markets More Dangerous than Regulated Markets?

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLibertarianism


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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Are We Really All in This Together?

AntipoliticsBureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CultureProgressivism


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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A Field Guide to Dubious Fact-Checking

EducationMedia and CulturePoliticsProgressivism


Fact-checking has become a veritable industry in the media. However, the conclusions of “fact checkers” mysteriously seem to align with the opinions of elites. That’s their story, and political, educational, and social elites are sticking to it.

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Are You an Enemy of the State? Most Likely.

AnarchyPoliticsThe Police StateU.S. History


If you are libertarian and you question the latest government predations, you, too, are probably considered to be an enemy of the state.

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America’s Fiat Money Gestapo: The Untold History of the Secret Service

Big GovernmentInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. History


While the Secret Service is best known as the guys in sunglasses protecting the president of the United States, the SS actually was created to enforce the fiat money regime during the Lincoln administration.

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A Message from Tom DiLorenzo: Help Us in Our Fight to Save Freedom in America


The Mises Institute is essentially an ammunition factory in service of the intellectual war for freedom.

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A Free and Open Internet Is a Threat to the Establishment

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureThe Police StateU.S. History


Using the rhetoric of “protecting democracy,” American ruling elites have tried to censor the internet because they don’t like the results of democracy when information no longer is filtered by the political classes.

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Authorities in Jamaica Endorse Cancel Culture

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CultureThe Police State


Jamaicans are willing to accept authoritarian behavior from the state in the name of rejecting colonialism.

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