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Canada’s Freezing of Protesters’ Finances Shows How the “War on Cash” Ends

The Canadian government is now freezing the bank accounts and personal assets of those who donated to support the Freedom Convoy, which is an organized...

Cold War Thinking Isn’t Working

With Russia launching a military invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, the corporate press has grown shrill in its calls for punishing Russia...

The Ethics and Economics of Private Property

I. The Problem of Social Order Alone on his island, Robinson Crusoe can do whatever he pleases. For him, the question concerning rules of orderly...

Russia and China Aren’t the Natural Allies Many Assume Them to Be

In the wake of mounting tensions between the US and Russia over Ukraine, one now finds countless media stories on the "China-Russia axis" and the...

US Foreign Policy Has Always Been Aggressive

With so much having been made in the past decade of China’s behavior in its immediate neighborhood—from jousting with Japan over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands...

Hitler’s Views on Private Property and Nationalization

The answer to the question of Adolf Hitler’s position on private ownership and nationalization appears to be fairly simple. It is generally accepted that...

Russian Weakness and the Russian “Threat” to the West

The current advocates for US aggression against Russia would have us believe that Russia is some sort of peer of the United States and...

Economic Knowledge Is Qualitative, Not Quantitative

According to the popular way of thinking, our knowledge of the economy is elusive. Consequently, the best that we can do is to attempt...

Capital versus Labor: The Great Decoupling

This article explores the concept of the Great Decoupling, or the supposed discrepancy between increased labor productivity and higher worker wages. Prior to 1970, increases...