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A Brief History of French Socialists

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/26/2018

France did not adopt collectivism overnight. Rather, it has seen key periods that have made France fertile soil for a certain brand of aggressive socialism.

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An Easy Alternative to the Brexit Agreement

No agreement necessary: her Majesty's government simply adopts a policy of zero tariffs and zero import quotas, beginning tomorrow.

11/15/2018Power & Market
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A Brief History of Repressive Regimes and Their Gun Laws

The Police StateWorld History

Blog09/13/2018

A trip down memory lane will give us a refresher of how gun confiscation has helped consolidate government power.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Was Predictable

Blog07/21/2018
What is most troubling about Ocasio’s meteoric rise to political fame is her complete disregard for basic economics.
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A "Universal Basic Income" Costs More Than You Think

Taxes and Spending

Blog06/21/2018

Basic-income schemes siphon off resources from employers who could have used them to increase worker productivity — and worker incomes. 

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Anonymous Funding of the Academic Right: William Volker and Henry Earhart

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2018

Private foundations and philanthropists have been key factors in supporting free-market academic work.

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A Christian View of Labor Unions

Free MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog05/01/2018

Voluntary unionism is legitimate, so long as civil government does not do more than enforce the contracts agreed to by employers and laborers.

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