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How Brexit Could Help All of Europe

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/01/2016

A British exit from the EU would help decentralize Europe overall, and thus help the cause of freedom and free trade.

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Time Magazine’s Oblivious Critique of China’s Rulers

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog04/13/2016

China's ruling class often reminds us of our own. Not that the editors at Time have enough self-awareness to notice.

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"Free Stuff" Isn't All That It's Cracked Up to Be

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog04/08/2016

Democratic socialism in Britain in the late 1940s brought a wave of shortages with rations falling even below WWII standards.

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Terrorist Attacks Made Worse by Government Failure in Europe

The Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog03/28/2016

People are not supposed to notice that every terrorist attack represents a major government failure and that rewarding failure with more of the same policies only invites more failure.

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More Resources on Cuba

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/23/2016

My most recent post featured links to a radio episode and magazine article that briefly mentioned the plight of citizens as it related to nutrition after the Castro Revolution. If you are interested in learning more about...

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Radical Ideologies Are Only One Part of the Terrorism Equation

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/23/2016

Pointing out the follies of Western foreign policy is not to apologize for Islamic radicals. It is simply to point toward a way that the West could make a positive impact in favor of ordinary Westerners right now, with the added benefit of being morally correct as well.

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Claudio Grass on Swiss Decentralization and Double Majorities

Taxes and SpendingWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog02/29/2016

When used properly, and when restrained by the prevalence of a relatively laissez-faire ideology, democracy can indeed work as a brake on government power.

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Menger: The Oracle of the Fall of Europe

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog02/23/2016

Ludwig von Mises writes on how Carl Menger foresaw the destruction of Europe due to its rejection of capitalism and classical liberalism.

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