Legal System

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Bring Back the "Gold-Clause Contracts"

Legal SystemMoney and BanksGold StandardMonetary Theory

Blog10/31/2016

The courts have long sided with the Feds in refusing to enforce gold clauses in private contracts. State governments can undo some of this damage.

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New York Declares War on Homesharing

Legal SystemInterventionismPrivate Property

Blog10/24/2016

In New York, hotel industry groups have successfully lobbied to outlaw their competition.

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Federal Meddling in Dairy Farms Hurts Both Consumers and Producers

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/24/2016

Federal laws against free association of dairy producers has created a deeply distorted and unresponsive market.

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The Special Interests Behind Marijuana Prohibition

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog10/18/2016

From the state to private corporations, many groups benefit from marijuana prohibition. And, they will fight to keep marijuana illegal.

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Why Hillary Clinton Is Not Like Edward Snowden

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog10/10/2016

May more politicians in Washington face the sound of cheers at the suggestion they be held legally culpable for their actions.

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Baby Steps Toward Marijuana Legalization in Poland

Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog09/28/2016

A Polish politician's severe illness has suddenly put legalization of medical marijuana on the table.

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Feds to Ban Leaf Used in Herbal Teas

HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/26/2016

The US government will outlaw yet another plant that has long been used for herbal remedies, magically transforming users into criminals overnight.

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Are Libertarians Too Anti-Pollution?

The EnvironmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/22/2016

Contrary to the myth that libertarians favor limitless pollution by capitalists, libertarian legal regimes would often put polluters out of business.

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The App Store Renders Government Irrelevant

Big GovernmentLegal SystemEntrepreneurship

In the wake of government's do-nothing stance on preventing phone scams, there's a new private app for blocking abusive phone calls.

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Don't Confuse "Private" Prisons with Free-Market Prisons

Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog08/29/2016

"Private" prisons are really just taxpayer-funded, monopolistic agents for the state. There is nothing free market about them.

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