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Environmental and Political Elites Are Destroying Food Production for "Climate" Goals

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationGlobal Economy

Blog11 hours ago

In pursuing CO2 reductions like Captain Ahab chased Moby Dick, Western elites are destroying much of the world's agriculture base.

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Escaping Russia's Military Draft Is an Act of Self-Defense

World History

Blog09/27/2022

Fortunately, the world is composed of many separate states, which enables "disobedient" residents in one state to escape to others, and fleeing conscription is merely an act of self-defense.

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Eat or Heat: Europeans Already Are Facing Previously Unthinkable Dilemmas

Global EconomyProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/26/2022

The European elites that imposed disastrous covid-19 restrictions, along with "green energy" regimes and sanctions against Russia are now seeing the results of their policies.

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Europe Ditched Russian Energy. Now People Are Sitting in Line for Days to Buy Coal. Is Biden to Blame?

Economic PolicyGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/21/2022

Winter is approaching and Europeans are facing homes without heat, thanks to the US-led sanctions against Russia. Who will carry the blame when people freeze to death?

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Europeans Were Not the Only Slave Traders in Africa

World History

Blog09/14/2022

While the current political narratives claim that only Europeans were involved in the infamous transatlantic slave trade, the Africans themselves were also major players in directing and overseeing it.

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Money but Were Afraid to Ask

Money and Banks

Blog09/05/2022

What is money? Thorsten Polleit explains in a brilliant lecture delivered in Prague.

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Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: Still a Work in Progress

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurship

Blog08/18/2022

Entrepreneurship is the key to real development, but cultural attitudes are often a significant barrier to entrepreneurship in the developing world.

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Economies Cannot Produce Wealth without Patience and Long-Term Horizons

Economic FreedomFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

Blog08/04/2022

People decrying poverty in developing countries usually overlook the fact that there is a dearth of long-term economic thinking.

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