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Your Rational Self vs. Your Irrational Self

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/31/2020

How can paternalists say that when they make it more difficult for you to smoke they aren’t interfering with your freedom? They've come up with a bizarre rationale.

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Yes, Taxation Is Theft

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/15/2019

The government may claim that it needs the funds to provide essential social services: are the poor to be left to starve? But these assertions do not justify its policy of forcible seizure.

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Yet Another Way Labor Unions Abuse the Taxpayers

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog03/21/2018

"Project Labor Agreements" makes government infrastructure spending even more expensive and inefficient. 

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