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Just War Theory and the US Attack on Syria

War and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/24/2018

Acting to promote power political interests does not meet the criterion of humanitarianism, even if the missile attack is defended as a humanitarian gesture.

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Jeffrey Sachs's Blind Spot

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog04/19/2017
Jeffrey Sachs rightly sees the problems of state interventionism in foreign policy. But he then fails to see the same holds on domestic policy.
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Justice and "Social Justice" Are Two Very Different Things

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/23/2017
There's no way to square the coercive positive rights of “social justice” with the concept of “liberty and justice for all.”
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Jean-Baptiste Say, on the 250th Anniversary of His Birth

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog01/01/2017

J.B. Say was the foremost French political economist in the early 1800s, and many of his insights are important for economists today.

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James Grant: The United States of Insolvency

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

04/29/2016Audio/Video
When did fiscal and monetary sanity become a radical position in America? Jeff Deist interviews Jim Grant, editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer .
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