Contra Voting

I, like many potential voters my age, am frustrated. I am frustrated with a system that disallows meaningful dissent except by way of voting for a man who is 95% identical to his “radical” “opponent.” I am frustrated with those who believe there is a large difference between the two candidates, but more than that,…

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Malthusian Myth Still Damages Our Economy

The idea that the world is overpopulated has always had a ring of eugenics and hypocrisy to me. If Malthusians believed their own rhetoric, as Walter Block notes, the problem would solve itself in Darwinian fashion: Even its advocates do not take it seriously. If one were seriously worried about overpopulation, the advocate of that…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – September Edition

GO! Thesis: there is no good argument for democracy; it is all faith. “Fascist” is a pretty common political insult in modern times. But it seems we do have our own Hitler-isms that fewer and fewer people are ashamed of any more. For example: He suspended the gold standard, embarked on huge public works programs…

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