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The "Great Replacement" on the Frontier: When Anglo Immigrants Replaced Hispanics

U.S. HistoryWorld History


In the 1800s, Anglo-Americans took advantage of a de facto open border between Mexico and the United States. Illegal American immigrants streamed into Mexico's northern regions and became the new majority.

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The Establishment Is Unmasking Itself

Cronyism and CorporatismDemocracyProgressivismThe Police State


American political and economic elites insist that they should have authority over everyone else. As people rebel, the elites are only doubling down on their original demands.

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The Anti-Semitism Controversy on College Campuses Is the Direct Result of Identity Politics

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CulturePolitics


The recent campus protests following the Hamas-Israel conflict have been framed as either antiapartheid or anti-Semitic. The conflict is much deeper, being rooted in toxic identity politics.

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The Escalating Tensions in the Red Sea Are a Bad Omen

DemocracyPoliticsWar and Foreign Policy


With the Houthis in Yemen firing on commercial ships in the Red Sea, the US is contemplating yet another Middle East conflict. As we see again, aggression leads to more aggression.

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The Bad Deal That Was the New Deal: FDR's Assault on Individual Rights

Media and CulturePoliticsU.S. HistoryWorld History


No president receives a free pass for tyrannical conduct more than does Franklin D. Roosevelt. Historian David Beito looks behind the curtain.

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The Problems with Post-Trump Populism

PhilosophyPoliticsSocialismPolitical Theory


As both progressives and conservatives turn authoritarian, libertarian populism inspired by Murray Rothbard provides an alternative to the statist nonsense that dominates political discourse.

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The State Does Not Compromise and Neither Will We

The harder we work and the more people we can teach, the better the prospects for liberty will be.

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