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How "Meaningless Words" Create the Narrative

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

6 hours agoAudio/Video
Jeff Deist speaks at the 2019 Ron Paul Symposium in Lake Jackson, Texas.
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6 Reasons Why the Most Hated Politician in Latin America Became President of Brazil

Socialism

Blog9 hours ago

For many Brazilian voters, Jair Bolsonaro offered a chance to break with decades of failed economic policies. Time will tell if they were right.

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Freedom Means a Right to Discriminate

Legal System

Blog11/21/2019

To prohibit discrimination in employment is to infringe upon freedom of association, freedom of thought, private property, and freedom in general.

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The Deep State: The Headless Fourth Branch of Government

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/20/2019

School children learn that there are three branches of government. In actual practice, there is a fourth branch, the permanent bureaucracy which includes legions of civilian and military agents, officers, and administrators committed to protecting their own interests.

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Ron Paul, Hero

BiographiesMedia and Culture

11/20/2019Audio/Video
Lew Rockwell speaks at the 2019 Ron Paul Symposium in Lake Jackson, Texas.
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There Is No End to History, No Perfect Existence

Free MarketsWorld History

11/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
The fully satisfied individual is purposeless, he does not act, he has no incentive to think, he spends his days in leisurely enjoyment of life. It is certain that living men can never attain such a state of perfection and equilibrium.
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The Instability of Markets Is Not Nearly as Bad as the Instability of Government Policy

Free MarketsInterventionism

Blog11/20/2019

Many advocates claim government intervention is necessary because markets are too unstable. The real instability, however, comes from the immense uncertainty over what government will do next with its vast and arbitrary power.

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Conservatism: A Vanishing Tradition

U.S. EconomyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog11/20/2019

Today's neoconservatives have found common cause with the Left in destroying those who disagree with them. In fact, this habit of denying a forum to any and all dissenters has a long tradition in the conservative movement.

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