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The Opioid Epidemic: A Solo Physician’s Hopeful Response

Health

03/07/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Molly Rutherford illustrates what can be accomplished when physicians are free to care for patients privately, without the stigma associated with addiction and rehabilitation clinics.
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The Reforms that Venezuela Needs Right Now

Should Venezuela finally move toward real reform, Venezuela could reclaim its position as one of the most prosperous nations in Latin America.

02/01/2019Power & Market
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The Death of Venezuelan Federalism — and the Rise of Socialism

As Venezuela shows, the abolition of federalism and other forms of decentralization have often been a prelude to a turn toward socialism.

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The Key Word in "Democratic Socialism" is "Socialism"

SocialismWorld History

Blog08/08/2018

All socialist states, including democratic ones, demand obedience and conformity in their economic and cultural diktats. And there is no kind and gentle way of snuffing out resistance.

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The Big Apple's Communist Past Stirs Nostalgia

SocialismU.S. History

Blog01/16/2018
Bill de Blasio and Bernie Sanders are not the only people who long for a truly socialist New York.
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The Google Manifesto – and What it Means

Bureaucracy and RegulationEntrepreneurship

Blog08/10/2017
Google can concentrate on innovation and profits — or it can focus on bureaucratic rules against thoughtcrimes. Google has apparently chosen the latter.
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To Lower Health Care Costs, Try Freedom

HealthProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog06/01/2017
Prices have fallen in many areas of healthcare that are reliant on cash transactions and more market competition.
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