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Week in Review: April 29, 2017

Legal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/28/2017
Socialism has long relied upon propagandists seeking to disguise their desire for power under the false banner of intellectualism.

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The March for Science Attacks Free Thought

EducationThe EnvironmentPolitical Theory

Blog04/27/2017
"Science" has morphed into an ideology calling for more government spending, more "social justice," and persecution of dissenters.

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Are Oil Prices to Blame for the Venezuelan Crisis?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

The Venezuelan crisis is anything but a crisis caused by the fall in oil prices.

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Mises on Open Borders

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Ludwig von Mises supported “liberal nationalism,” one of the most important political movements of the 19th century.

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Herbert Spencer Explains the Difference Between Politics and Private Enterprise

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog04/26/2017
Spencer realized that it is "an absurdly utopian hope" that government agents will be less abusive than market actors.

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The Jefferson Nobody Knows

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/25/2017
The Jefferson who emerges from Kevin Gutzman's new book is fascinating yes, but more importantly, he is a radical.

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Under Socialized Medicine, The State Owns You

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog04/24/2017
Defenders of socialized medicine swear there are no "death panels." But a recent case in the UK betrays this claim yet again.

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What Does Steve Bannon Want?

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

Blog04/23/2017
It is not that mysterious, Bannon thinks that "capitalism ought to rest on a Judeo-Christian foundation."

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Week in Review: April 22, 2017

Taxes and SpendingBusiness CyclesInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog04/21/2017
Instead of taxes being "the price we pay for civilization," taxes are an unnecessary burden on the prosperity of society.

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Is Marine Le Pen the French Donald Trump?

Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog04/21/2017

Marine Le Pen has a long way to go before she can become the French Donald Trump.

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