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U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
The federal government is using the threat of foreign hackers as an excuse to further nationalize elections in the United States.
Politics is war by other means. And war claims victims. War has winners and losers. Most of all, war has profiteers
U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory
James Fenimore Cooper, America's first national novelist, saw real danger from the impulse toward majority rule as a panacea for every complaint.
HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition
For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory
Trump claims to be more skeptical about foreign invasions. That is good. Unfortunately, he also wants to spend a lot more on the military.
Jon Grinspan's new book The Virgin Vote reminds us that democracy has no golden age of civil and well-reasoned electioneering.
Many of the threats to liberty posed by this year's presidential candidates are due to the long history of supporting expanded presidential power.
Corporate WelfareU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition
Coca-Cola still uses components of the cocaine-producing coca leaf in its production today in a partnership with big pharma and government cronies.
NEW BOOK. For Rothbard, libertarianism was not an intellectual parlor game, it was a banner that was meant to be carried into battle.
The Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism
A "well-regulated militia," controlled by the states, was once considered essential to providing a counterweight against federal power.