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The Return of Slavery

There are some plagues that mankind seems to be incapable of fully destroying. One of these plagues is slavery, which has existed since man

May 13, 2019
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Richard W. Rahn
4 Mins
The Classic Path to the Inevitable Result: Venezuela Succumbs to Dictatorship

This week, the opposition forces in Venezuela are still in the streets, struggling with government forces, to protest last week’s lurch of..

Apr 10, 2017
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Walter Donway
7 Mins
Support Art, Cut NEA

At this time I was working summers to pay for my art education, and I had painted a large still life, and I still remember how proud I was

Feb 2, 2017
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Michael Newberry
5 Mins
Is Theft Now Legal in Italy?

The Italian Supreme Court has ruled that stealing small amounts of food out of desperation “does not constitute a crime.” The adverse moral

May 11, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Millennials Need Capitalist Morality

A Harvard survey found that only 42% of 18 to 29 year olds support capitalism. The good news of sorts is that only 33% support socialism....

Apr 28, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Baltimore riots as Criminal Culture Writ Large

The rioting in Baltimore represents criminal culture writ large. It is what happens every day on a smaller scale in poor minority...

Apr 30, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
7 Mins
Poverty Rhetoric, Obama, and SNAP

A lot of Americans are. And their ignorance feeds common fictional narratives about poverty in America.For most Americans, the cure for

Mar 4, 2015
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4 Mins
Obama's 2015 State of the Stupid

In his 2015 State of the Union speech, President Obama counted on the American people being too ignorant to see that he was offering the

Jan 22, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Is Taxation Slavery? Reflections on Passover and Tax Time

Passover—the only Jewish holiday I’ve honored throughout my decades as an atheist —celebrates the mythic liberation of my ancestors from....

Apr 14, 2014
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Alexander R. Cohen
2 Mins
A 2014 New Year's Wish

A new year is usually a time when we recommit ourselves to making a difference in our own lives, when we reflect on our past achievements...

Dec 31, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
What Motivates Obamacare Supporters?

Public policy issues should be discussed first and foremost in terms of their merits. The problem with discussing Obamacare is that most of

Oct 26, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Yes, Sen. Harkin. It's a Civil War!

Iowa Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin, in a speech about raising the debt ceiling, said, “We are at one of the most dangerous points in our

Sep 27, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
Obama offers more of the same failed education ideas

Sure proof of the failure of the country’s education system is the fact that Americans, the casualties of that system, could listen

Feb 22, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Obama's Inauguration: Celebrating Enslavement

President Barack Obama’s inauguration for his second term was held on Martin Luther King’s birthday with Obama’s hand on King’s and...

Jan 22, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Brits Escalate Global War on Producers

British Prime Minister David Cameron is urging the leaders of the major industrialized countries to engage in a concerted global war to...

Jan 8, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
Truth About the 47 Percent

Team Obama continues to hit Mitt Romney with ads concerning his “47 percent” remarks. It’s time to cut through the fog of the campaign and

Oct 30, 2012
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Edward Hudgins
2 Mins
Bill Clinton and the DNC: We're all in this together

"To deal effectively with our problems we must understand, accept, and apply one fundamental, indispensable proposition:… that we’re all in

Sep 10, 2012
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2 Mins
Crony Capitalism versus "Making" Money

Saluting the philosopher who gave reason its foundational tool, Ayn Rand named the three sections of Atlas Shrugged after Aristotle’s axioms

May 7, 2012
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Walter Donway
8 Mins
Canada's Stephen Harper: Radical?

In January, 1962, in the very first issue of The Objectivist Newsletter, Ayn Rand wrote, “Objectivists are...

Feb 6, 2012
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Bradley Doucet
7 Mins
Education for the Poor

First, in a free society there really isn't as much of a class system as you may think. The correlation between a person's income and that

Jan 25, 2011
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3 Mins
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