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What Do We Celebrate on the Fourth of July?
Independence Day Isn’t Just a Political Celebration

There's value in having a parade just to appreciate the right to have a parade.

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Home Education Inspires a Love of Learning
Real Heroes: Homeschool Parents

The verdict is in: the one ingredient that makes the most difference in how well and how much children learn is parental involvement.

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How to Outsource Your Compassion to the Government
Economic Intervention Punishes Those Who Help Most

Millions of people have trouble earning a living. Isn't it perverse to burden those who are doing the most to alleviate the problem?

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Money Will Be Digital — But Will It Be Free?
Every Penny You Spend Could Be Monitored and Controlled

The future will not be a choice between paper money and cryptocurrency. It will be a choice between two competing visions of digital money: one free, one authoritarian.

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Frédéric Bastiat Deserves a Posthumous Nobel
Introducing New Readers to Economic Sophisms, Essays on Political Economy, and Economic Harmonies

Bastiat made the core truths of economics lively and unforgettable.

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Generous with Someone Else’s Money
Misguided Compassion at Public Expense

Until people understand that Uncle Sam shouldn't be a year-round Santa Claus, public officials will continue to act like Delia Curry and Arne Duncan.

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A Fighter on Many Fronts
Real Heroes: Joe Louis

Joe Louis dealt with poverty and racism, took on the best boxers of his day, battled the Nazis, and crossed swords with the Internal Revenue Service.

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Those Who Shape Us, the Lives We Touch
Reflections on My Sister in the Wake of Her Passing

Earlier this month, my 67-year-old sister, Ginger, died peacefully after a long illness. Her human action changed my life.

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A Motorcycle Salesman Looks Back

Gone are the post-war dinosaurs whose death roars leakedfrom their slash-cut pipes like twenty-weight crude. Gone, too,

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Uber Solves the Fundamental Problem of the Marketplace
Or, Turning Strangers into “Honorary Kin”

After three Uber rides in the last two weeks, not only am I more convinced about the value that the so-called "sharing economy" is providing, but I have been struck by the way technology helps to solve the fundamental problem of the marketplace.

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