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No, Ordinary Russians Are Not Responsible for the Crimes of the Russian Regime

World History

Blog9 hours ago

In wartime, politicians frequently attempt to claim that all the citizens of foreign states are guilty of all the crimes their regimes commit. This is a modern invention, and a barbaric one. 

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New York City Subways: The Woes of Socialist Enterprises

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationSocialism

Blog09/01/2022

New York City’s subways have become a nightmare, with rampant crime, delays, derailments, and poorly capitalized. This is a gift from "backdoor socialism."

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Nine Ways Debt and Deficit Spending Severely Harm African Societies

Free MarketsKeynesSocialism

Blog07/09/2022

Keynesian economics is a scourge to any nation that tries it, and African countries are no exception.

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No, It's Not "Greed" or "Price Gouging" That's Driving up Gas Prices

Blog06/15/2022

By late 2021, fueled by trillions in newly printed money, gasoline prices had surged to ten-year highs. Now, even in inflation-adjusted terms, gasoline prices are surging to new highs. 

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NATO Plans to Rip Off Americans Even More as Sweden and Finland Set to Join

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/19/2022

The Europeans are welcome to keep NATO going if they like. But the time has come for the United States to exit.

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Nickel: How Government Alchemists Turned a Base Money Hard and Now Are Expected to Kill It.

InflationMonetary PolicyGold Standard

Blog05/17/2022

Nickel is a base metal the government used to replace silver. Since then, the government has inflated so much that even nickel is too valuable for US coinage.

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Noninterventionism Is Not Isolationism: The US Government Should Stop Arming Ukraine

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/05/2022

Proponents of arming Ukraine against Russia call critics "isolationists" as a pejorative term. But these "entangling alliances" have a history of sad endings with tragic results.

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No, It's Not the Putin Price Hike, No Matter What Joe Biden Claims

The FedInflationPrice Controls

Blog05/02/2022

Last year, Joe Biden and his administration claimed that inflation was "transitory." This year, Vladimir Putin gets the blame. Next year, Biden will blame American businesses. And the beat goes on.

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