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The Front Lines of the Language Wars

LiberalismPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog1 hour ago

Language is at the front lines of the battle over institutions.

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To Limit the Reach of America's Stasi, the FBI, Vacate All FISA Rulings

The Police State

Blog10/01/2022

The FBI operates as an agency whose players know they are untouchable in the current regime. Vacating FISA rulings is one way to fight back.

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The Secessionist French Classical Liberals: Molinari and Dunoyer

Decentralization and Secession

Blog09/30/2022

Radical Charles Dunoyer wanted "the municipalization of the world" by which states would be broken up and forced to compete both with the private sector and with countless other states.

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The Other Immigration Question: Should People from Wealthy Countries Migrate to Poorer Ones?

Free MarketsImmigrationStrategy

Blog09/24/2022

While people from poor countries seek to live in places like the USA because of its stable institutions and welfare state, could migration of people from stable countries to less-developed ones make those countries better off?

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The Right of Self-Determination

Big GovernmentWorld History

Blog09/24/2022

The right of self-determination is the right of the inhabitants of every territory to decide on the state to which they wish to belong.

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The Fed Is Finally Seeing the Magnitude of the Mess It Created

Money and Banks

Blog09/22/2022

The Fed's entire "strategy" can be summed up as "hike 'til it breaks, cut 'til it inflates." That's the best all those PhDs at the Fed have managed to come up with. 

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The Pandemic Is "Over," but the Feds Aren't Giving Up Their Emergency Powers

U.S. History

Blog09/21/2022

Joe Biden says the pandemic is over in an attempt to get a few more votes. But the administration certainly isn't acting like the "pandemic is over" in terms of actual policy.

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The Inflation Reduction Act: Another Unfair and Unjustified State Intervention

Cronyism and CorporatismInflationTaxes and Spending

Blog09/21/2022

One doubts that the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will reduce inflation. However, it will wreak havoc on the US economy with its lethal mix of taxes, regulations, subsidies, and outright crony capitalism.

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