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In the Eyes of the State, We are All Russian (Bots) Now

12/10/2018Power & Market

A recent paper from the Atlantic Council faults modern technologies for eroding faith in public institutions. To them, this is a bad thing.

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Indians and the Confederacy, Part 3: The Trail of Blood on Ice

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/29/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts the Trail of Blood on Ice: an attempt by neutral fugitive Indians to escape to Kansas.
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Intergenerational Conflict Will Get Worse

11/28/2018Power & Market

Cultural, economic, fiscal, and political fault lines in America today all bode ill for harmony between younger and older generations.

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Immigration: Give the Private Sector a Bigger Role in Deciding Who Comes Here

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog11/27/2018

An immigration system based on sponsorship, bonding, and a reduction in the use of public resources would allow the private sector to play a bigger role in which immigrants come here, and which ones stay.

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Indians and the Confederacy, Part 2: The Cherokee Nation

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/21/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts the division of the Cherokee nation into those who favored the Union and those who wanted to ally with the Confederacy.
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Innovation Requires Economic Freedom

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

11/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
The foremost aim of despotic government is to prevent any innovations that could endanger its own supremacy.
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It's Not a Problem When the Chinese Don't Spend Their Dollars Here

Money and BanksProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog11/16/2018

If the Chinese sell us stuff and then "hoard" the money we pay them, that increases the value of the dollars we continue to hold here in the US, while also leaving us with more stuff to sell elsewhere.

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In Federal Courts, the Worst Rise to the Top

Legal System

Blog11/09/2018

With far too much time and money on their hands, federal prosecutors have now turned private basketball agreements into a matter for federal criminal prosecution.

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