Political Theory

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The "Science" of Liberty

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Some day, perhaps, liberty and “libertarian studies” will be recognized as an independent, though related, part of the academic curriculum.

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For Libertarians, the British Monarchy Is the Least of Our Worries

World HistoryPolitical Theory

The world would be a better place if the Queen expanded her veto power as a check against Parliament.

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We Must Declare Independence

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Our revolution is peaceful, and it concentrates on winning hearts and minds one at a time.

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Hayek's Chicago Seminar on Justice and Equality

Political Theory

In 1950-51 Hayek presented a seminar at the University of Chicago entitled "Justice and Equality." The seminar was opened to faculty and students.

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If We Want "Unity," Government Must Become Weaker

Decentralization and SecessionMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

The problem of majorities oppressing minorities becomes worse the larger the government becomes. The answer is to make the state weaker.

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The Tragedy of the Commons in the Courtroom

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Since using the court system costs them nothing, police and prosecutors have an incentive to load up the court system with non-violent "crimes."

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Jeff Sessions's Reefer Madness

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Jeff Sessions's war against marijuana legalization will do nothing to fight crime or improve health.

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Week in Review: June 17, 2017

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

One might now say monetary policy has progressed from a policy of "ultra low" rates to simply a policy of low rates.

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Mobility and Nobility

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

In this review of two new books on social class, Theordore Dalrymple examines some of the realities that frustrate the efforts of the egalitarians.

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The American Architects of The South-African Catastrophe

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

The South Africans once flirted with a decentralized, federal structure. The United States meddled to make sure that didn't happen.

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