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A Small Revolution

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog12/12/2017
At this point a move toward political subsidiarity and secession seems the most fruitful, realistic, and humane approach for pragmatic libertarians.

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Totalitarian Regimes Aren't the Only Bloodthirsty Ones

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/29/2017
Certainly some regimes are worse than others, but even non-totalitarian regimes are anything but humanitarian when judged properly.

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Misdiagnosing Populism

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog11/28/2017
Libertarians should support populist sentiments or movements when they are pro-liberty/anti-state, and oppose them when they are not.

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The New Progressives

Political Theory

Blog11/16/2017
The "liberaltarian" ideology is just watered-down libertarianism.

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The New York Times and the "Lost Cause" of Bolshevism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/15/2017
According to the New York Times, we should be mourning the passing of the Soviet era and all of its promises of a better life for all.

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When Gunmen Strike, You're on Your Own

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog11/06/2017
Police took more than an hour to confront the Las Vegas shooter. And that's just one illustration of how government monopolies work.

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More Populism Might Have Produced a Better Fed Chair

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog11/06/2017
Trump's selection of Jerome Powell highlights a flaw in Hayek's strategy to change public policy through "second hand dealers of ideas."

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If American Federalism Were like Swiss Federalism, There Would be 1,300 States

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2017
Swiss political decentralization is far more small and localized than is the case in the United States.

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The Voluntaryist Constitution

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog10/24/2017
Is it possible to write a constitution that truly limits the powers of the state?

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A Call for "Do-Nothing" Presidents Without Legacies

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog10/17/2017
Presidential legacies mean government planning and control over the decisions and destinies of large numbers of people.

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