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Did Obamacare Really Save Lives?

HealthPovertyU.S. History

Blog06/29/2017
The actual data do not support the breathless claims that rolling back ObamaCare will literally kill many thousands of Americans.

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Jim Grant Explains the Gold Standard

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/27/2017
Jim Grant: Our current monetary system "is the financial counterpart to the philosophy of statism."

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Privatize the New York City Subway System

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog06/19/2017
“Evidence of government failure” calls for a return to privatization to “reduce costs, improve service quality, and accelerate technological change.”

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With Cuba Policy, Trump Strikes Another Blow Against Economic Freedom

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog06/16/2017
As with all US-imposed trade restrictions, efforts to restrict trade with Cuba involves destroying the property rights of Americans.

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Is the Sky Falling?

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/22/2017
We believe in liberty, not fate. The sky falls only if we let it.

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Inflation and Mercantilism in America: Five Cases

Money and BanksU.S. History

Blog05/15/2017
If inflation is the health of the State, how and in what way has government generated inflation in the history of the United States?

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Ditch Net Neutrality Now

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/14/2017
The scarcity of internet bandwidth cannot be legislated away, and consumers would benefit most from market allocation — not state control.

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Dismantle the FBI, and Give its Money Back to the States

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/12/2017
The FBI has long claimed that the states are too small and the US needs a huge national police force. There's no evidence that this is true.

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Americans Are More Mobile Than Many Other Societies — And That's Not Always Good

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/01/2017
Americans are more mobile residents of other countries, and this has many economic benefits. But residential mobility also has a number of hidden costs.

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Week in Review: April 29, 2017

Legal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/28/2017
Socialism has long relied upon propagandists seeking to disguise their desire for power under the false banner of intellectualism.

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