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Like Obama, Trump Loves to Make Laws with "a Pen and a Phone"

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/30/2018

So long as he uses a "national security" ploy, a president can raise taxes without so much as a debate in Congress. 

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Michael Watson: What is Outside of Economics?

Media and CulturePraxeology

03/30/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Michael Watson discuss the reconciliation of ethical worldviews with value-free economics.

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Economic Policy Matters: The Example of Botswana vs. South Africa vs. Zimbabwe

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyInterventionism

Blog03/30/2018

There is a very stark contrast between market-friendly Botswana, South Africa, and the statist hellhole of Zimbabwe.

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Why Marx Hated Individualism

Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog03/29/2018

The capitalist system is a system in which promotion is precisely according to merit. Marx didn't like that.

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Secession Is Going Mainstream

Decentralization and Secession

Blog03/29/2018

Even The Washington Post admits that secession movements are a key component in promoting peace and ending conflicts. 

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Why We Learn Nothing about Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

International trade hasn’t had a very good time lately. The outlook is bleak indeed, but it’s not the first time, nor will it be the last.

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How the White House Hijacked the Ability to Declare War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/28/2018

The authors of the Constitution were clear that the power to declare war was limited to Congress. It's important to understand why. 

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Do Austrians Really Reject Empirical Evidence?

PraxeologyPrices

Blog03/28/2018

Statistics and empirical data aren't ignored by Austrians. Rather, they are relegated to their proper place in the economic edifice.

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Harpers Ferry, Part 3: The Defeat

U.S. History

03/28/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton concludes the story of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry.

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The Difference Between Good Globalism and Bad Globalism

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/28/2018

Economic globalism — which is a wonderful thing — is something quite different from the highly suspect agenda of political globalism. 

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