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The Biggest Threat to US Hegemony: China, Russia, or Debt?

3 days ago

Now that the Biden administration has settled in, it is time to reassess American policy towards Russia, China and the wider Asian scene. Is it going to be a continuation of the Trump administration’s policies, or is there something new going on? Given the continued tenure of staffers at the Pentagon from before the Trump …

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Covid and the Escalation of Medical Tyranny

October 6, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has served as a powerful tool in highlighting many of the faults that previously existed in society. It exposed which politicians have an inherent need to control and which ones are guided by humility. It reminded us of the political power that lies in fear, and how crucial it is to be skeptical …

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Central Banks Double Down on the Failed Policies of the Twentieth Century

October 1, 2020

In a macroeconomics-driven world, economic fallacies abound. They are periodically trashed when disproved, only to arise again as received wisdom for a new generation of macroeconomists determined to justify their statist beliefs. The most egregious of these is that inflation can only occur as the handmaiden of economic growth, while deflation is similarly linked to …

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Price Controls Mean Shortages, Even during Pandemics

April 2, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of billions and has put many Americans and others around the globe in compromised financial situations. As the COVID-19 virus (also known as the coronavirus) has continued to spread, this has led to feelings of anxiety, panic, acrimony, and uncertainty for a lot of Americans, even leading to altercations …

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Auberon Herbert On Self Defense

August 16, 2019

[Excerpted from “Voluntaryism: The Political Thought of Auberon Herbert,” from the Journal of Libertarian Studies 2, no 4 (1978): 303–04.] Against what types of actions do a person’s rights provide moral immunity? Since person A’s having a right to something involves his moral freedom and prerogative to do with that thing as he chooses (provided …

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March 16, 2017

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