Political Theory

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The Economists versus The Special Interests

Protectionism and Free TradePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog09/17/2018

In spite of claims they will benefit society overall, interventionist policies designed to benefit certain interest groups ultimately only help certain groups at the expense of everyone else.

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Is the Cause of Freedom Still Making Progress?

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/27/2018

Gerard Casey paints a promising but realistic picture of what individualists of all stripes are up against.

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Neil Peart's Bleeding Heart

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog08/01/2018

Far and Wide leaves us wondering if Peart applies the same demands for empirical proof to bleeding heart government policies.

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The War on Curiosity

EducationPolitical Theory

Blog07/13/2018

People engaging in motivated ignorance “neither know — nor want to know — what the opposition has to say.”

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Is Libertarianism Utopian?

Political Theory

Blog07/07/2018

Although libertarian principles are radical, the path to fulfilling them may not be that radical at all. 

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Marx's View of the Division of Labor

Labor and WagesPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog06/25/2018

The division of labor is what made the West rich and has kept it rich. It's telling that Marx planned to abolish the division of labor altogether.

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Peter Bos and the Road to Freedom

Political Theory

Blog06/04/2018

"The greatest fallacy of the classical liberals was their assumption that a constitutionally limited state government was necessary."

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Labor and Capitalist Exploitation: Böhm-Bawerk and the Close of Marx’s System

Political Theory

Marx was wrong about the basics of value and exchange — and thus was wrong about the relationship between owners and laborers.

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Is There a Difference Between Economic Power and Political Power?

Capital and Interest TheoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/24/2018

Critics of capitalism are often confused by the difference between political and economic power. 

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An Anti-Inflation Program

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog05/21/2018

It is instructive to consider what a sensible anti-inflationary legislative program would be like if we could get it.

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