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Socialism Will Never Carry The Day

– April 15, 2019

Despite the screeds and slogans of would-be central planners and opponents of private property, individual liberty and steadily rising prosperity were — and remain — the true revolution.  

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Venezuela Should Shock and Teach this Generation

– April 10, 2019

The food shortages have led to the end of anything normally called morality. Gangs of a thousand go hunting for food. They seize on a grocery store and light it on fire to provide light so that people can see in order to loot the place. Then it burns to the ground.

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Revolution and Counterrevolution

– April 9, 2019

The conceptual breakdown of revolution/counterrevolution is vastly better than any modern typology that too often distracts from the key issue: the place of power in our lives.

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Has Modernity Made Us Indecent?

– April 9, 2019

Compelling people to be “decent” through government taxing and spending in fact drains decency from human relationships.

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The Road to Serfdom at 75 Years Young

– April 4, 2019

Hayek still speaks to us today about the nature of democratic ways of relating to the rule of law, the structure of government, the role of public policy, and the promise of an international order of cosmopolitan liberalism.

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The Dangers of the New Democratic Socialism

– April 2, 2019

Regardless of the intentions or naïve beliefs, a system of democratic socialism cannot escape imposing commands and controls over economic life any noticeably different than those that were in existence in the old Soviet Union.

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France Is the Socialist Future We Should Dread

– March 22, 2019

France was once a role model for what big government can do for its people, the very model of socialism sought by the American left. Now the place is in shambles.

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Political Contests Are Between Competing Socialisms

– March 14, 2019

The classical liberal must remake the moral case for individual liberty and the individual rights without which freedom cannot last in the long run – and remake the case for why the paternalism of socialism and the welfare state leaves us less human than we can or should want to be.

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Postmodern Monetary Theory

– February 26, 2019

How the strange funding scheme behind the Green New Deal rejects the scientific foundations of economics

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The Labor Shortage Is Acute in Many Industries

– February 20, 2019

The data alone tell the story no one wants to hear. Continued economic growth does not so much allow as require the inclusion – indeed the expansion – of the number of undocumented immigrants on American employment rolls.

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Anti-Socialism Isn’t (Necessarily) Pro-Capitalism

– February 14, 2019

Anti-socialism without a coherent alternative tends to degenerate into a contradictory, idiosyncratic, and logically incoherent case for some unstable, impure mixture of the two systems.

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About this Proposal to End Air Travel

– February 8, 2019

How to account for the existence of a document – widely trumpeted by the media – which proposes that we replace modern life for totalitarian government control?

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