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The Truth about the Strike

The Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog11/05/2007

Skip Oliva is giving us regular updates on the writers' guild strike, from an informed perspective. He points particularly to the police-state enforcement tactics of the union itself. Excellent reading.

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Intellectual Property as a tool for political repression

The Police StateInterventionism

Blog10/07/2007

A Russian correspondent sent me a translation of a Russian blog entry by Marina Litvinovich, an opposition politican and journalist in Russia:

2007-10-06 21:13:00 News At this moment there's a search going on in the...

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FL Student Tasered After Asking John Kerry a Question

The Police State

Blog09/17/2007

Andrew Meyer, a UF student from Weston, is tasered and taken away by police after asking John Kerry a question during a speech. Kerry seems to want to answer his questions, but the police move in and tackle him to the ground, Kerry goes on to...

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Alabama Is At It Again

The Police State

Blog08/13/2007

There's a Noel Coward dance hall song called: "Alice is at it Again". "Up the alley and down the lane, Alice is at it again." And it means just what you think it means. But here in Alabama when the state goes dizzy with power, we say: "Alabama is at it again....

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Price Control Chaos

The Police StateCapital and Interest TheoryInterventionism

Blog07/02/2007

From the Times:

Price inspectors and police, sometimes armed, descended on supermarkets in the Zimbabwean capital to enforce price controls. Their intervention followed the order issued by Mr...

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Germany: Still National Socialists

Big GovernmentEducationThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog04/12/2007

In Germany, 3 families face fines, frozen accounts for homeschooling their children

A German family has been subject to threats from the National Socialist government of Germany, because they're trying to homeschool their children....

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Foie Gras Bust

The Police State

Blog02/21/2007

Doug Sohn, owner of Hot Doug's, was busted on the morning of Feburary 17th for disobeying Chicago city law by continuing to offer foie gras-laced hot dogs at his...

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