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The Economic Sanctions against Russia Are Destructive and Counterproductive: We Must Oppose Them

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/27/2022

Imposing economic sanctions upon Russia is tantamount to throwing gasoline on a raging fire. The sanctions will not end the Russian invasion of Ukraine and only will make things worse.

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The Conservatism of Decolonization

Big GovernmentDemocracyEconomic Freedom

Blog04/27/2022

For all the talk of decolonialization, many Third World countries that became independent set up regulatory regimes that mirrored their former "mother" country.

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Elon Musk's Twitter Gambit and What It Means to the "Clique in Power"

Cronyism and Corporatism

Blog04/26/2022

Contrary to what progressives may claim, Twitter has not been the "town hall for democracy," but rather an enforcer for "wokeness, political fealty, and obedience to official state dictates and narratives."

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Decentralization and the Rise of the West: The European Miracle Revisited

Decentralization and SecessionEconomic FreedomPolitical Theory

Blog04/26/2022

Why did Europe advance economically in the postmedieval period? Bas Spliet looks to the writings of Ralph Raico and Hans-Hermann Hoppe for answers.

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Elon Musk Bought Twitter, and the Pundits Sure Are Mad

U.S. History

Blog04/25/2022

Elon Musk just bought Twitter, and Twitter's most active users—a group composed largely of mainstream journalists—can't stand the idea that a social media platform might actually tolerate dissenting voices.

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Reckless Associations: The Ruling Class Creates New Legal Theory to Stifle Free Speech

Law

Blog04/25/2022

The war on free speech has been given a boost by a new legal theory called "reckless associations," the "leaders" of an association that allegedly harms someone else are declared liable for that harm.

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Economic Theory Begins with Human Action, Not Data Sets

Booms and BustsFree MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewPraxeology

Blog04/25/2022

Austrian economics begins with logical deductions made from what we know about human action, not data sets that are subject to change.

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