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What Would it Take to "Win" the Drug War?

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog09/11/2018

Proponents claim that if the government just "cracks down" even harder, the drug problem will be solved. The reality in Mexico and the Philippines shows how wrong this idea is.

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Why the Elites Prefer a Centralized Legal System

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog09/11/2018

In the early years of the United States, legal systems were far more localized and flexible. But elites preferred consistency over flexibility, and the rich could afford the more bureaucratic legal institutions that ordinary people could not. 

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Can Government Make a Business Work "For The Good of Society"?

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog07/31/2018

Rulings and regulations that force companies to keep unprofitable businesses operating "for the public good," are really a net loss for the public good.

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The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Do What You Think It Does

Labor and WagesLegal System

Blog07/28/2018

We should stop asking if workers deserve a “living wage” and start asking if the minimum wage actually helps workers obtain one.

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Racially-Motivated Laws Are a Real Thing — And They End up Targeting Everyone

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/13/2018

It's important to recognize racially-motivated laws often have negative consequences for all members of society.

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The Supreme Court Is Much Too Powerful

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/10/2018

A handful of judges in Washington, DC, do nothing to protect our freedoms. In fact, they are a grave threat to freedom.

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How the United Kingdom Became a Police State

Legal SystemWorld History

Blog07/06/2018

Contrary to the government's claims, Britain is not becoming safer as the British government becomes bigger.

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Canada Has Legalized Pot — And the US May Soon Bow to State Legalization

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog06/29/2018

Over 100 million people in North America will soon live in places where recreational marijuana has been legalized.

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No, Decriminalization of Marijuana Is not Better than Legalization

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog06/29/2018

Oddly, some libertarians argue that decriminalization is better than outright legalization. They're wrong. 

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