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The Communism of Broadway and Hollywood

Blog4 hours ago

It is noteworthy to remember that no other American milieu was more enthusiastic in the endorsement of communism than that of Hollywood.

Democracy Is Coercive, No Matter What "Civic Republicans" Say

Blog7 hours ago

For an advocate of civil republicanism, you could be drafted into the army, or taxed at very high rates, and that's fine because you participated in a process (democracy) in which you helped pick your own rulers. This view of freedom has a few problems.

America’s Arms Sales Addiction

Blog12/06/2019

Despite its supposedly strained relationship with the Saudi regime, the Obama administration, for example, still managed to offer the royals of that kingdom a record $136 billion in US weapons between 2009 and 2017.

We Don't Need Sunday "Blue Laws"

Blog12/05/2019

Advocates for "blue laws" want to impose more laws on shopkeepers. These moral crusaders should instead start by setting a good example, and stop watching football games, ordering pizzas, or filling up on gas on Sunday.

Abenomics has Failed Japan. Financial Times Wants to Make it Global.

Blog12/05/2019

The true lesson from Japan is that central planners prefer to gradually nationalize the economy before even considering a moderate reduction in government size and control.

Who Is on the Shortlist to Lead the Bank of England?

12/05/2019Power & Market

British politics could potentially be very different next year, but a recent shortlist of candidates to replace Mark Carney doesn't provide much hope for Austrians. 

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