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American Immigration Policy 160 Years Ago

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog08/02/2018

Regulation of immigrants was almost exclusively the domain of state governments during the first 100 years of the United States. Many doubted if federal involvement was Constitutional.

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Allen Mendenhall on our Hyper-Political Supreme Court

Legal SystemMedia and CultureStrategy

07/13/2018Audio/Video
Allen Mendenhall and Jeff Deist discuss why the Supreme Court won't save us from a rapacious federal government.
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American Houses Keep Getting Bigger — And so Does American Debt

PovertyU.S. History

Blog04/04/2018

In spite of rising debt and worries about long term trends in affordability, new American houses and apartments are larger than they've ever been before. 

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American Laws — Not Chinese Ones — Make American Industry Less Competitive

Blog03/13/2018

Reducing the regulatory burden on American industry would actually be good for Americans — unlike a tariff hike. 

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An Eastern Democratic Union: A Proposal for the Establishment of a Durable Peace in Eastern Europe

World HistoryPolitical Theory

03/12/2018Mises Wire
Ludwig von Mises explores ways of dealing with nationalism and conflict among linguistic minorities through the use of political confederation.
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A Gas Tax Hike Is the Wrong Way to Fund Highways

Taxes and Spending

Blog02/26/2018
Using the federal gas tax to fund infrastructure is at best a very blunt instrument, and at worst an invitation to wasteful spending.
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A Worrisome Assessment of Economic Freedom in India

Blog02/03/2018
Indians are enormously successful when they emigrate to the United States. Yet Indians in India remain comparatively poor. Why the difference?
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