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Why Commies Hate Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Blog11/26/2020

In 1923 Lenin released a propaganda pamphlet titled Down with the Private Kitchen. It explained how private dinners with one's family are reactionary, bourgeois, and generally something requiring total destruction. 

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Lockdowns Destroy What Makes Us Human

HealthMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog11/26/2020

Government planners have embraced a materialistic view of human beings which cheapens the importance of family and social events. These "experts" fail to understand what being human really means. 

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Giving Thanks to Society’s Economic Benefactors

CapitalismPoverty

Blog11/25/2020
As Thanksgiving approaches, we should be thankful to society’s economic benefactors rather than condemning them because of the wrongheaded ideology of egalitarianism.
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Was the Election Free and Fair? The American Foreign Policy Establishment Doesn't Care.

Blog11/25/2020

Regardless of how one feels about Donald Trump, anyone who values fair play, honesty, and the votes of legal voters should want thorough audits and investigations into the election process.

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Why the IMF Is Wrong about Liquidity Traps

Blog11/25/2020

As with seemingly everything else, the proposed answer to "liquidity traps" is loose monetary policy. In reality, the answer lies in encouraging savings and investment with sound money. 

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Debunking Seven Common Criticisms of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog11/25/2020

If people want to dismiss this school of thought, which many seem inclined to do for political (not theoretical) reasons, at least they should do so based on facts and knowledge, not on falsehoods.

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What the Covid Vaccine Hype Fails to Mention

Health

Blog11/24/2020

If there were a reduction in mortality from these vaccines, that information would be in the first paragraph of the announcement. But it's not there, which suggests the vaccines aren't as effective as claimed. 

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Those Who Fear Disease Most Are Most Likely to Prefer Authoritarian Regimes

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog11/24/2020

Researchers have suggested for years that "pathogen prevalence" can be used to predict the public's embrace of despotism.

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