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Why the Messenger Matters

Should there be limits on the federal government? Yes. Should there be pluralism and competition in policies? Yes. Should those ideas be advanced by advocates of the cause of what…

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Freedom of Association: It’s for Students, Too

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and the Students for Liberty have filed a joint amicus brief for freedom of association in the case of Christian Legal Society v….

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Smooth Politics

Biden Criticized For Appearing In Hennessy Ads

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Now here’s an ugly bit of business….

Chait’s Response to the criticism offered below. And a Little More: Now We Know What Real Humor Is….Or at Least Real Jokes An old friend, Veronique de Rugy, has been…

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It must be difficult to go through life when one is so thick

Walter Block and Tom DiLorenzo, neither known for his subtlety, seem to think that “irony” is what you do to get the wrinkles out of your shirts. My colleague David…

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Speeches and Interviews Page Updated

Speeches and Interviews

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Good Riddance….

….to 2009. It is hard to imagine that 2010 could be worse. Overall, one of the worst years of my life. (With one major exception.)

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Pomegranates

I love pomegranates. They are wonderful. Maybe even my favorite fruit. I just wish that they were easier to eat. Well, my colleague Peshwaz Faizulla (from Iraqi Kurdistan) and my…

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A Speech I gave over 19 years ago…

Still reads well: “Why Socialism Collapsed in Eastern Europe” (I gave it as a lecture at a Cato University summer seminar on political economy in California during the summer of…

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Cyber Unity?

Mirsulzhan Namazaliev on the proposal to have URLs in alphabets other than Latin: “Attack of the alphabets: will Cyber-Cyrillic threaten global online unity?“

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