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Ilana Mercer

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Ilana Mercer has been writing a widely published weekly column since 1999. She is the author ofThe Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed (June, 2016) &Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa (2011)

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Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/11/2017
Even if the Native Americans didn't understand property rights at all, that still wouldn't justify stealing their land, and killing them.

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The Anti-Federalists Were Right

U.S. History

Blog08/07/2017
Anti-Federalist philosophical fathers fought to forestall the inevitable. For that we must salute them.

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The American Architects of The South-African Catastrophe

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog06/09/2017
The South Africans once flirted with a decentralized, federal structure. The United States meddled to make sure that didn't happen.

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Democratic Despotism

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

09/16/2004Mises Daily Articles
The road to serfdom — in both Norway and America— is no coincidental detour, writes Ilana Mercer, but rather a well-charted destiny and often flows through mass political participation...

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Convicted for Fearing Conviction

Legal System

03/17/2004Mises Daily Articles
The entrapment of Ms. Stewart and Mr. Bacanovic, writes Ilana Mercer, conjures the scene in the movies where the suspect bolts and the cop gives chase. "If you are innocent, why did you run?" the detective demands...

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