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Week in Review: April 29, 2017

Legal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/28/2017
Socialism has long relied upon propagandists seeking to disguise their desire for power under the false banner of intellectualism.

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The Jefferson Nobody Knows

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/25/2017
The Jefferson who emerges from Kevin Gutzman's new book is fascinating yes, but more importantly, he is a radical.

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The Racist History of Minimum Wage Laws

Big GovernmentU.S. History

Blog04/16/2017
Historically, minimum wage laws have done a lot to stifle employment among African-Americans. The trend continues today.

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California Senate Votes to Nullify Federal Immigration Law

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/04/2017
The California government's latest effort to stifle federal immigration efforts is not just a symbolic gesture.

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The War on Cash: Old and New

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/30/2017
Manipulating what sort of money people use — and how they use it — has a long history among meddling government planners.

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Colonel House and Woodrow Wilson: Paving the Way for War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/29/2017
The alliance between Colonel Edward Mandell House and Woodrow Wilson would prove to be momentous indeed.

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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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The Right to Discriminate Is a Basic Property Right

U.S. HistoryPrivate Property

Blog03/24/2017
The right to discriminate in how one uses one's property is not a religious issue. It's nothing more than a basic issue of property rights.

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Murray Rothbard Explains Why the US Government Spies on Us

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/17/2017
Attempts to spy on every taxpayer are what we should expect from a state that has been granted moral legitimacy by its victims.

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The Census Bureau's Faulty Data About a Coming "Non-White" Majority

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/16/2017
Government data about race and ethnicity in America is often manipulated for political purposes — and distorts our view of the American population.

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