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Mojitos in Havana?

Free movement of people and products will help liberate Cuba

DECEMBER 22, 2014 by ROBERT RAMSEY

Many Cuban Americans still carry grudges from the Castro regime. But 55 years on, warming relations can only be a boon for both Americans and our nearest island neighbors.

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The Police Need Competition

It is time we applied the fundamental lesson of competition to our supposed protectors

DECEMBER 16, 2014 by JULIAN ADORNEY

Competition forces organizations to improve their services, and the police could really use improvement.

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The Same Revolt: Breathe, Occupy, Tea Party

What if these are variations of the same revolution?

DECEMBER 11, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Look beyond the rhetoric and you will see that all the protests — left and right, black and white — target the way legal privilege is being used to perpetuate injustice.

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The System Protects the System

The problem is not just benighted cops, but overcriminalization

DECEMBER 10, 2014 by MICHAEL MUNGER

Decriminalize normal, nonviolent activity, and the police will have fewer excuses to harass people they don't like -- people who often can't fight back.

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Citizens of the Cloud

An Interview with Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof

NOVEMBER 19, 2014 by THE FREEMAN

The Freeman sat down with the future's most dangerous woman -- dangerous, that is, if you're a legacy government.

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Too Dumb for Democracy?

Global ignorance vs. local knowledge

NOVEMBER 17, 2014 by B.K. MARCUS

Mass ignorance about an increasingly complex world is a fact of life. And yet we're all supposed to make decisions on matters about which we know little to nothing. It's called democracy.

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What About the Unelected?

NOVEMBER 07, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The end of the deep state will happen in an indirect way, through technological innovation, noncompliance, and creativity.

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The Best Sandwich for Everyone

A modest proposal for Election Day

NOVEMBER 03, 2014 by DAN PRATT

Sure, you might find a third party that advocates your exact sandwich, but those sandwiches will never win a majority vote, so don't even try.

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Frustrating Michael Moore

The filmmaker needs to discover truly radical political economy.

OCTOBER 16, 2009 by SHELDON RICHMAN

Whether he realizes it or not, Michael Moore favors a system in which an elite necessarily would make critical decisions for the rest of us. He'd be incredulous to hear that, but if he ever comes to understand it, libertarians might end up with an unlikely ally.

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