Allowing lawmakers to raise taxes with a 50% + 1 vote is a recipe for disaster.
Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology
Ronaldo and Messi have heroically taken elaborate steps to keep money they’ve earned away from the government of Spain.
Decentralization and Secession
Yes, democracies give leaders strong incentives to adopt popular policies. But if you study public opinion, you’ll discover that neither libertarian nor wealth-creating policies are very popular.
If Scandinavian countries are socialist, then so is the United States.
Legal SystemMedia and CultureStrategy
Free MarketsLegal SystemPovertyInterventionism
People engaging in motivated ignorance “neither know — nor want to know — what the opposition has to say.”
Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWorld History
Looking more like an old-school authoritarian regime, the US government now has the power to revoke your passport if you owe taxes.
Legal SystemU.S. History
It's important to recognize racially-motivated laws often have negative consequences for all members of society.