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Trump Won't Stop the Drug-Legalization Movement

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog12/14/2016

While a president's cabinet choices are always a concern, the big picture shows that efforts to legalize and decriminalize drugs are spreading.

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The European Miracle

Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

Blog12/14/2016

It was in Europe — and above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time.

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There Are Now So Many "Criminals" in America, Uber Wants to Hire Some

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog12/04/2016

In recent decades, American lawmakers have been increasing jail time and fines for what were once small-time misdemeanors.

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Young Workers Spared After Judge Blocks New Overtime Rule

Legal SystemU.S. Economy

Blog12/01/2016

Small businesses get a break from a federal judge, but the affair shows the damaging nature of a constantly changing legal landscape for businesses.

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Congress Should "Pack" the Supreme Court

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog11/23/2016

Constitutionally speaking, the Congress is free to manhandle the Supreme Court in any number of ways. It should feel free to do so.

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When Cannabis is "Legal," But There's Nowhere to Smoke

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog11/21/2016

"Legal" marijuana still can't be consumed in private businesses. Thus, cannabis users flee to city parks instead.

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Prohibition and the Socialist Ideal

Free MarketsLegal System

Blog11/21/2016

The idea of government as a paternal authority, as a guardian for everybody, is the idea of those who favor socialism.

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An "Anti-Establishment" Trump Would Pardon Edward Snowden

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/16/2016

If Trump really wants to strike a blow against the Washington establishment, he will pardon Edward Snowden.

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Audio: Mark Thornton Discusses Marijuana Legalization on Election Day 2016

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog11/14/2016

Mark Thornton joins Paul Molloy to discuss the Drug War and the victories for marijuana-legalization initiatives in the United States this year.

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63 Million Americans Now Live in States with Legal Recreational Marijuana

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog11/09/2016

With legalization in California now underway, one in five Americans can legally buy and use marijuana in their home states.

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