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The End of Agriculture As We Know It

– February 1, 2019

Our lives are on the brink of an enormous change, and something that has been a part of human life (and the foundation of society) for several thousand years is about to be changed utterly and drastically reduced.

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Great Works on Liberty That Could Change People’s Minds

– January 30, 2019

If there’s one article or book you wish those on “the other side” could read with an open mind, what would it be?

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The Mystical Magic of the Mechanical Clock

– January 29, 2019

And so what do we do with this thing we call time? We make the best of it. We make it matter. How much? As much as we can comprehend. The mechanical clock, by dividing the thing we call the second into two parts, tick and tock, allows us to discern that our life is limited, that we cannot waste it, that the clock will go on long after we too pass from this world.

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What a Dictator Does to an Economy

– January 24, 2019

The modern idea of freedom was born with the rise of the commercial economy and the independence of its business sector. That independence should be sacrosanct.

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Pave the Muddy Paths

– January 22, 2019

Imagine that a new university has been built, and you are on the committee charged with laying out the sidewalks. What would you do?

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Free Enterprise Combines Self-Interest and Love

– January 21, 2019

Material acquisition and love of one’s neighbor are harmonious. It’s the combination of the two that makes up the driving force of economic progress.

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What a Real “Libertarian Experiment” Looks Like

– January 15, 2019

The libertarian movement, in all its diversity, spends a lot more time arguing for less government than it does advocating better, smaller, more-voluntary private institutions of governance.

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Straightforward Facts About the American Economy

– January 14, 2019

The American economy will continue to improve only if markets are left sufficiently free to overwhelm the innumerable obstructions, diktats, and other burdens that governments, at all levels, inflict on us as we attempt to peacefully pursue our commercial and household affairs.

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Mistakes People Make When They Are Fired

– January 10, 2019

Everyone will get fired at some point in a career. Whether you turn this to the good in your life is up to you.

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Capitalism, Not Morality, Ended Baseball’s Color Line

– January 9, 2019

Baseball teams are judged on wins and losses, and firms in the marketplace are “judged” by profits and losses. Since performance is objective, there is far more pressure on participants to put aside their prejudices and personal preferences.

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Uber’s Self-Driving Tech Is Back — Here’s What It Means for the Disabled

– January 7, 2019

Uber is not just helping common people by expanding their earning possibilities, it’s also giving folks with disabilities a shot at being more productive and independent, especially now that it’s back at testing its self-driving car technology.

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Classical Liberalism and the Limits to Compromise

– January 4, 2019

Liberty in its personal, social, and economic aspects cannot be compromised without threatened and actual loss of its essential qualities and a losing of the moorings that protect humanity from the paternalistic and overbearing and tyrannizing state.

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