Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and the author of a number of books on economics and politics. He writes regularly on military non-interventionism.
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For decades, the Berlin Wall imprisoned a people — then something amazing happened
NOVEMBER 10, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
For years, the people of the East cowered behind the Iron Curtain. The Berlin Wall was its menacing front line. Then, in an instant, it was all swept away.
Most Westerners don’t know how good they have it
OCTOBER 20, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
Secession is a right, despite slavery’s blight and the Civil War
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
Slavery has tainted the idea of secession, just as it erroneously defines the Civil War for too many people.
It’s about time. We’ve tried everything else.
AUGUST 14, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
The libertarian moment has not arrived--it has to be seized. Every alternative has already failed, but statists keep doubling down on them.
Foreign policy déja vù all over again
JULY 28, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
Nation-building didn't work the last time the United States invaded Iraq and it won't work now.
Politicians Befriend Big Business, Undermine Free Market
JULY 16, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
Elections might make headlines, but they rarely make a dent in the corporate welfare handed out by politicians.
Entrepreneurs are high-tailing it out of the United States, and it’s the politicians’ fault
JUNE 09, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
More and more wealthy people are leaving the United States. Both parties need to stop trying to punish this behavior.
Backed by the envious, used by the greedy
APRIL 22, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
Social engineers and beneficiaries of largesse like the progressive income tax. But everyone else gets stuck with a system that is inefficient, unfair, and morally dubious.
A visit to a West African nation reveals tragic failure, yet great potential
MARCH 24, 2014 by DOUG BANDOW
Nigeria is full of ambitious, industrious people held back by State corruption and violent internal divisions.