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U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
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.
Decentralization and SecessionThe 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.
The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition
New FDA regulations — like most crony capitalist regs — will help large established businesses while hurting smaller ones.
Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPrivate Property
When police are trained to regard the citizens as military opponents, bad things happen.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
Murray Rothbard suggested that non-state insurgents were preferable to state-operated militaries. But can non-state armies ever succeed?
Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
Because policing is heavily subsidized by taxpayers, people call the police far more than they would otherwise.
Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. History
There are two sets of rules that function in America. One set for the political class, and another set for everyone else.