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The Syrian People Should Decide For Themselves

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog04/03/2017
What gives any country the right to determine who rules someone else?

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3 Lessons Learned from Wisconsin's War on Foreign Butter

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog04/03/2017
Wisconsin's foreign-butter ban may seem like a small issue, but it illustrates the problems that arise when government limits trade in any way.

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Why Special Interests Sacrifice the Future for Short-Term Gain

U.S. EconomyPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog04/02/2017
When they ignore basic economics, special interest groups sacrifice the well-being of their future members in exchange for short-term gains.

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Can Ecuador Learn Something from Peru?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/02/2017
Although he did so to a lesser degree than some others, President Rafael Correa in Ecuador embraced "21st-Century socialism." How has Ecuador fared?

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Week in Review: April 1, 2017

The FedMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog03/31/2017
The late Murray Rothbard thought war and peace was the most important libertarian issue.

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EU President Hopes the US Breaks Up into Smaller Pieces

Political Theory

Blog03/30/2017
One can only hope Europhiles begin to advocate for the break-up of the American union. I'd suggest they start in California.

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L.A. to Worsen Housing Shortage with New Rent Controls

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog03/29/2017
Housing activists in Los Angeles hope to expand rent control there. This will make the city's housing crisis even worse.

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Mises on Nationalism, the Right of Self-Determination, and the Problem of Immigration

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog03/28/2017
Mises did not see immigration in terms of pure economics, but assessed it from the viewpoint of a classical liberal regime of private property.

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How the Left Learned to Love States' Rights

Political Theory

Blog03/27/2017
Over the course of approximately six hours, the Left in the United States made a spectacular, 180 degree turn on federalism and states’ rights.

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The Government Spies on All of Us — So Why Not Spy on Trump?

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/27/2017
Unfortunately, Trump is unlikely to draw the right conclusions from the controversy over the wiretapping of his campaign.

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