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Proponents of Forced Vaccines Want You to Think Healthcare Is a Communal Resource

Health

Blog5 hours ago

Supporters of vaccine mandates are pushing the idea that healthcare is a communal resource. This idea allows them to make false moral claims about how everyone owes it to "society" to get vaccinated.

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Why Censorship Advocates Are Obsessed with Stories about Yelling “Fire!” in a Theater

Blog5 hours ago

The fact that such a vacuous and irrelevant example became such a compelling argument for the government restriction of freedom of speech in many other areas is disturbing.

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Speech Isn't a "Threat" Just Because a Government Official Says So

Blog6 hours ago

Many parents are becoming angry over the contempt with which they are treated by school officials. So school board officials are attempting to use federal "harassment" laws to silence critics.

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Is Solidarity a Good Thing?

Socialism

Blog10/22/2021

Further, if solidarity is a value, why can’t the common enterprise be that people in a society share a commitment to the free market? Or is solidarity only good when people jointly do things socialists like?

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Central Banks and Socialism Are Forever Linked Together

Money and Banks

Blog10/22/2021

Central banks always and everywhere weaken economic growth by undermining the propensity to save; they are destabilizing the economy by fueling a debt economy.

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Understanding Money Velocity and Prices

Money and Banks

Blog10/22/2021

The velocity of money does not have a life of its own. It is not an independent variable and it cannot cause anything, let alone offset the effect of increases in money supply on the prices of goods.

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Rothbard: With Interest Rates, "There Are Two, Opposite Causal Chains at Work."

Blog10/21/2021

The relative strength and reaction times of changes in rates depend on the subjective expectations of the public. These changes—like economic changes in general—cannot be forecast with certainty. 

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What Spooner Can Teach Us in Our Age of Neofascism

U.S. History

Blog10/21/2021

Neo-Spoonerism: there is no treason against the federal government, because the federal government does not abide by the document which it claims as its foundational authority to govern.

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