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African Liberty

The Students and Young Professionals African Liberty Academy for 2009 is over. I wish I had been there this year, but it looks like my good friends did a great…

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József Eötvös: A Brilliant Political Theorist

I’ve been reading again József Eötvös’s simply brilliant two volume work The Dominant Ideas of the Nineteenth Century and Their Impact on the State (two boring flights from Buffalo, New…

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Right to Bear Arms (and not just keep them)…

I’m a plaintiff in a new lawsuit filed in the District of Columbia by Alan Gura, the really, really smart lawyer who argued the case that won our right to…

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Cato University a Hit

Yesterday’s Cato University seminars were great, and today looks like it’s off to a good start, as well. Tibor Machan is currently lecturing on the role of individual rights as…

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Historical Sociology of the State

I’m on a train at the moment (how the world has changed; I can publish my thoughts while traveling on a train) and finishing up Gianfranco Poggi’s The Development of…

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Libertarianism in Iran

The team at CheragheAzadi.org (the Persian-language Lamp of Liberty) is pushing out a steady stream of articles, commentaries and books on liberty for readers of Persian, including increasing numbers in…

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The Beautiful Tree: Education for the Poor

I just got my own copy of James Tooley’s The Beautiful Tree. I’ve known James (and his work) for a long time and I’m a great fan, so I’m really…

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Become a Fan of Free Trade

If you oppose war, poverty, predatory class rule, and nationalistic chauvinism and support peace, prosperity, equality before the law, and harmonious relations among nations, you should become a fan of…

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What’s Happening in Honduras: an Objective Viewpoint

From Die Welt (in English translation): “Why Europe and the UN are mistaken concerning Honduras,” by Christian Lu?th, Project Director, Friedrich Naumann Foundation Tegucigalpa, Honduras

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Aha! Vindication: I Knew All that Coffee I Drink Is Good for Me

BBC: “Coffee ‘may reverse Alzheimer’s’” Of course, one mustn’t leap to conclusions: Neil Hunt, chief executive of the Alzheimer’s Society, said previous research into caffeine had suggested it could delay…

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