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Stay Put?

Small-town nostalgia is not a moral imperative

MARCH 26, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE

For many on their journeys of life, the city offers temptations and variety. But some critics are trying to make "staying put" a kind of duty.

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By the Power Vested in Us

Confessions of a freedom bride

MARCH 23, 2015 by ALYSON HUDNALL

Marriage falls within our right of association, and the state should not be able to hold it hostage.

Clichés of Progressivism

#44 – “Profit Is Evidence of Suspicious Behavior”

FEBRUARY 13, 2015 by LAWRENCE W. REED

Profit is responsible for more good things -- by a long shot -- than all the charity in the world.

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The Eugenics Plot Behind the Minimum Wage

There really was a white male scheme to exterminate African Americans

FEBRUARY 10, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The minimum wage has a dark, racist history. And the great irony is that its malicious intent is unwittingly being realized today.

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The Importance of Free Speech to Human Progress

From Principia Mathematica to Charlie Hebdo

JANUARY 09, 2015 by IAIN MURRAY

Free speech is not only essential to the search for truth; it is vital to human progress.

Feature

Am I a Hypocrite?

Avoiding hypocrisy in an unfree world

JANUARY 08, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA

To what extent can someone be a consistent libertarian and avoid benefiting from an unfree system? There's a line in there somewhere, but as government grows, it's getting harder to see.

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Nathaniel Branden, Rest in Peace

True ideas do not need gatekeepers to cast out nonconformists

DECEMBER 26, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Branden never repudiated his objectivism or his deep love for Rand's ideas, but he came to wear them lightly, as part of a life well lived.

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Private Property and the Christmas Spirit

Freedom to use private property enables people to give of what they own

DECEMBER 25, 2014 by BETTINA BIEN GREAVES

Dickens contrasted the Christmas spirit of giving, generosity, sociability, and cheer with the stinginess of dour, greedy, grasping Ebenezer Scrooge, but it was Scrooge's private property that enabled him to be so generous at the end of the story.

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A Tale of Two Stories

It is not enough to urge Scrooge to be good to others

DECEMBER 18, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE

Everyone knows Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. But few recall another Victorian tale that brings balance to the story of Scrooge.

Perspective

The End of Politics—Part Two

As humanity decentralizes, our moral norms will change, too

SEPTEMBER 03, 2014 by MAX BORDERS

If politics is on the verge of becoming obsolete, humanity may soon adopt a new set of moral and cultural norms.

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