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Decentralization and Secession
"In all matters of government the State tolerates no intermediate agent between itself and the people, and in general business it directs the people by its own immediate influence."
Adults tell young people to follow their dreams, but one cannot follow one's vision without realizing what it takes to get there.
Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyThe Environment
President Biden makes the false claim that wind- and solar-generated electricity are cheaper than power generated from coal and oil.
Although they professed to support "states' rights," many proslavery activists wanted a stronger federal government that could force slavery on the western territories and deny local sovereignty to territorial residents.
Before there was Thomas Jefferson, there was Wilhelm von Humboldt, who saw the importance of guarding against the encroachment of state power.
All else being equal, a physically large country provides regimes with more opportunities to wage more war, collect more taxes, and control more people.
Central BanksInterventionismMoney and Banking
As government weight in the economy rises faster, technical recessions may not appear in the official data, but citizens suffer it, nevertheless.
Bureaucracy and RegulationDemocracyEconomic FreedomProgressivismSocialism
Jamaica is on the road to becoming a republic, but will that lead to economic freedom or to the statism that has held back that country since independence from Great Britain?