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Corporations Can't Oppress Us without the State's Help

Corporate WelfarePovertyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/27/2017
Fear of a corporate takeover of our lives is based on an incorrect conflation of political and economic power.

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Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Domestic Life

U.S. History

Blog11/23/2017
For 150 years, Thanksgiving has been primarily an apolitical holiday that's really about family fun and eating a huge meal.

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Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Birth of American Free Enterprise

U.S. History

Blog11/21/2017
In the wilderness of the New World, the Plymouth Pilgrims had progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism.

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Freedom for Television and Radio

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog11/20/2017
When the government essentially owns the airways, it also decides how those resources may be used.

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Lyndon Johnson's Terrible Legacy

U.S. History

Blog11/18/2017
Johnson's political philosophy is alive and well today. The US government spends freely on welfare programs at home, and on unwinnable wars abroad.

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The Tuskegee Experiment at 45: Have Public-Health Programs Been Vindicated?

HealthU.S. History

Blog11/16/2017
Public health officials have a long history of ignoring basic human rights.

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Why a Small State Is More "Voluntary" than a Big One

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog11/07/2017
Because of their physical size, large states are able to exercise more state-like power than geographically smaller states.

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The Free Market Levels the Playing Field

U.S. History

Blog11/07/2017
We're told the rich only get richer, but under capitalism, old wealthy owners and industries are regularly replaced by new entrepreneurs and firms.

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When Gunmen Strike, You're on Your Own

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog11/06/2017
Police took more than an hour to confront the Las Vegas shooter. And that's just one illustration of how government monopolies work.

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