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Brexit Might Pave the Way for an Independent Scotland

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog03/13/2017
As with the UK and the EU, predictions of post-secession economic doom should be ignored.

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Week in Review: March 12, 2017

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog03/10/2017
It is becoming increasingly hard to argue with Harry Truman's conclusion: the CIA was a mistake.

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Rothbard Explains the Proper Response to Climate Change

The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/09/2017
Whether or not one agrees with the underlying climate science, Rothbard’s analysis is useful in crafting a response to so-called greenhouse gases.

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The "Operating System" for Western Civilization

Political Theory

Blog03/08/2017
Laissez-faire liberalism is the only "operating system" based on consent.

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Truman Was Right About the CIA

Big GovernmentBiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/08/2017
Say what you will about President Harry Truman, but at least he didn't leave the White House a suspiciously rich man.

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World Power, World Policy, and the United States in 1917

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog03/07/2017
Like the European powers in the run up to the Great War, the United States was very active in new imperialist adventures.

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Week in Review: March 4, 2017

Big GovernmentStrategyBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog03/03/2017
Both Trump and the Fed are relying on debt to keep their political agendas going.

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6 Steps Toward a More Sane Economic Policy

Taxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog03/03/2017
Any one of these steps — even partially implemented — would be a step in the right direction.

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Trump's Speech: a Budget-Busting Spending Spree

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/03/2017
In his big speech this week, Trump announced a lot of new federal spending. Naturally, the voters loved it.

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Herbert Spencer: Protectionism Is "Aggressionism"

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog03/02/2017
Protectionism only "protects" by having the state attack property rights through higher taxes or prohibitions on those who wish to trade freely.

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