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Bryan Caplan Critiques Jeff Deist on Decentralization

Decentralization and Secession

Blog07/14/2018

Yes, democracies give leaders strong incentives to adopt popular policies. But if you study public opinion, you’ll discover that neither libertarian nor wealth-creating policies are very popular.

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Racially-Motivated Laws Are a Real Thing — And They End up Targeting Everyone

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/13/2018

It's important to recognize racially-motivated laws often have negative consequences for all members of society.

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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 3: Matthews Hill

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/11/2018Audio/Video
The morning hours of the First Battle of Bull Run concentrated on Matthews Hill, where the outflanked Confederates tried desperately to hold their ground.

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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 2: Blackburn’s Ford

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/04/2018Audio/Video
Three days before the major battle, regiments from the Army of Northeastern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac skirmish on the southeastern point of the Manassas battle site.

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No, Decriminalization of Marijuana Is not Better than Legalization

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog06/29/2018

Oddly, some libertarians argue that decriminalization is better than outright legalization. They're wrong. 

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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 1: Hoke’s Run

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

06/27/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton tells the story of the Army of the Shenandoah and the Army of Pennsylvania, leading up to the First Battle of Bull Run.

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What Is Cultural Marxism?

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog06/21/2018

Cultural Marxism is the philosophy that underlies today's trend toward crushing all dissenting opinions.

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War Comes to Virginia

U.S. History

06/20/2018Audio/Video
The war in Virginia begins with a few minor skirmishes following the Union occupation of Alexandria and Arlington.

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Three Non-Libertarian Books You Should Be Reading

Legal SystemMedia and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/15/2018

These three books can open up a deeper understanding of war, drugs, and human society in general.

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