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No Country Should Be Bigger Than This

Big GovernmentPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog01/13/2017
Even if we agreed that states can provide certain amenities of value, state powers still become dangerously prone to abuse the larger the state grows.

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What European Integration Should Look Like

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/12/2017

The European Union could have been a mere union of states committed to increasing free trade and free movement. But, it has become nothing of the sort.

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Mexicans Are Blaming "Neoliberalism" for Socialism's Failures

Global EconomyMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog01/11/2017

A state monopoly on the oil industry has been impoverishing Mexicans for decades. Yet, the market is blamed for the economy's woes.

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The "Curse" of Labor-Saving Machinery Is Nothing New

Free MarketsWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/10/2017

Amazon's new cashier-less and staff-less store is just the latest move in a long history of innovations that have made workers obsolete.

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Jeff Sessions's Drug War May End What's Left of States' Rights

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/10/2017

The Drug War has become a linchpin in the fight against continued federal centralization of power. Jeff Sessions is on the wrong side of the fight.

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Taxpayers Footing the Bill for the Inauguration Junkets

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/10/2017

The inauguration events are nothing more than pro-government propaganda and fundraising. And, they will cost the taxpayers more than $100 million.

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Italy Needs a Dose of Bugatti Capitalism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

"Bugatti capitalism," typified by hyper-inventiveness and cutting-edge technological prowess that changed the course of Italian industry.

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We Need Less Politics and More Private Governance

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/08/2017

One of the most important things we can do is explain how markets, and not government intervention, are our best hope for a prosperous society.

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Will Automation Make us Poor?

The EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/06/2017

The benefit of automation is that it leads to an increase in real wages. This was true 100 years ago, and it is still true today.

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Rum and Socialism Don't Mix

World HistoryPolitical Theory

When the Cuban government stole Havana Club rum from the true owners, it set into a motion an intellectual property debate that lasts to this day.

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