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Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe—Conservatism

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com January 31, 2016   Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe – Conservatism     Note: This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  After Progressivism replaced liberalism as America’s dominant ideology, liberals faded from the scene and, like the cheetah, almost went extinct.  From 1900 through 1960, as the […]

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The police “stole” his house over $40

By Mark Nestmann Nestmann.com January 16, 2016   The police “stole” his house over $40     When I was nine years old, I was one of the smallest students in my fourth grade class. With my small size, not to mention my smart mouth, I attracted more than my share of elementary school bullies. […]


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Open Borders: A Libertarian Reappraisal

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com November 11, 2015 Open Borders: A Libertarian Reappraisal   This talk was delivered at the Mises Circle in Phoenix, AZ, on November 7, 2015. Whether we’re talking about illegal immigration from Mexico and Central America, or birthright citizenship, or the migrants coming from the Middle East and Africa, the […]


World’s Poor: “We Want Capitalism”

By Iain Murray Foundation for Economic Education September 2, 2015   World’s Poor: “We Want Capitalism” Post-Colonial Capitalism at the Bottom of the Pyramid       In the forests of India, something exciting is going on. Villagers are regaining property taken from them when the British colonial authorities nationalized their forests. Just as exciting, in […]

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Lawyer Politicos Know Best … How to Violate Our Rights

By María Marty PamAm Post August 3, 2015   Lawyer Politicos Know Best … How to Violate Our Rights Law Schools Need a Dose of Bastiat     Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused […]


Whataburger’s Gun Discrimination Is Good For Liberty 2

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute July 13, 2015   Whataburger’s Gun Discrimination Is Good For Liberty   Next January it becomes legal in Texas to openly carry firearms in public places. The burger chain Whataburger has decided that it will not allow open carry of firearms in its restaurants. Is it OK for Whataburger […]

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EPA Threatens Property Owners With New Rule Change

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition May 24, 2015   EPA Threatens Property Owners With New Rule Change     When the clean water act was passed in 1972, it seemed reasonable. At the time, America’s waterways were absolute cesspools, that often resembled the state of affairs in countries like China today. While it could be […]

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Ron Paul Liberty Report takes on the issue of free speech and its limits

Free Speech, Property, and Provocations

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute May 12, 2015   Free Speech, Property, and Provocations   After the recent shootings in Garland, TX, what are the limits of free speech and what does the First Amendment of the US Constitution really mean when it prohibits Congress from making any law restricting speech? Most of these […]


Seven Changes Needed in Baltimore and Ferguson Right Now

By Mark Thornton Mises.org May 8, 2015   Seven Changes Needed in Baltimore and Ferguson Right Now   I am regularly asked what can be done to solve the problem of “urban blight” in places like Detroit. The question is usually asked with exhausted desperation and a shrug, as if there are no possible answers. […]

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Govt says they know farmer is honest businessman, Take $63,000 from him anyway

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism April 17, 2015   Govt says they know farmer is honest businessman, Take $63,000 from him anyway     Word is that Al Sharpton is holding a hunger strike to protest the fact that the Senate won’t move on the Lorretta Lynch AG nomination. You can guess why Sharpton […]

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CEOs Against Private Property

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org April 3, 2015   CEOs Against Private Property   The governor of Indiana last week signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, modeled on similar federal legislation. The Indiana statute states that a person’s religious beliefs may not be “substantially burden[ed]” by anti-discrimination statutes. In other words, if anti-discrimination laws could be […]