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The Week in Review: July 9, 2016

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/08/2016

This week has been marked by devastating illustrations of why so much of the public distrusts the institutions of the state.

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Abolish the FBI

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/07/2016

Never constitutional, the FBI was formed to compete against more effective private agencies. It now functions to shield politicians from the law.

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The Supreme Court’s New Attack on the Fourth Amendment

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. History

Blog07/06/2016

Not surprisingly, the Supreme Court — part of the US government — recently decided to expand the powers and privileges of the US government.

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"Gun Violence" as a Rhetorical Trick in the Gun-Control Debate

Legal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. History

Blog07/06/2016

When a pundit refers to "gun violence" when the discussion is about homicide, they're usually trying to hide something.

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Why Hillary Clinton Wasn't Indicted

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog07/05/2016

Why wasn't Hillary Clinton indicted? It certainly wasn't because federal prosecutors have a towering respect for the rights of defendants.

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Why Large, Local Legislatures Are Better than the EU Parliament

Big GovernmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog06/28/2016

Large parliaments with small district sizes and easy access to legislators are preferable to the EU system of huge constituencies and little access.

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What Now, Britain?

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyLegal System

Blog06/24/2016

Brexit is not so much a victory as an opportunity, a chance to once again spread the ideals of peace and free trade from which all human progress derives.

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The Week in Review: June 18, 2016

Global EconomyLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog06/17/2016

A drive for more centralized power is underway everywhere. From the UK's "Remain" campaign to gun control in the US.

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Tax Breaks Don’t Hurt Video Games, Intellectual Property Does

Legal SystemMedia and CultureMonopoly and Competition

Blog06/16/2016

If we want gaming to develop as a vibrant community of original content creators, we must first and foremost reject protectionism in the world of ideas.

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The 9 Best Quotes Against Intellectual Property

Legal SystemPrivate Property

Blog06/14/2016

Louis Rouanet compiles some of the best quotes to use against defenders of IP.

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