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Vice in The Virtue of Nationalism

by Akiva Malamet on Jul 30, 2019

Hazony’s views about the role of individuals and the nature of ethics mean that nations of any type are permitted to wage unjust war and impose sweeping domestic oppression. This nationalism should not guide our thinking today. 

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What Theory Won’t Tell You About Public Goods

by Jon Murphy on Jul 23, 2019

When theory is applied to actual cases, economic goods don’t always fit neatly into theoretical categories like “public goods” and “private goods.”

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Externalities

by Art Carden on Jul 18, 2019

What are externalities, in the economic sense of the word? In what ways can they be addressed?

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Willful Partisan Blindness: The Immigration Example

by David S. D’Amato on Jul 17, 2019

We must overcome our political-cultural group affinities if we wish to see things as they are: the problem isn’t ultimately who controls the state, but the state itself.

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What, to an American, is the Fourth of July?

by Andy Craig on Jul 4, 2019

Independence Day is a celebration of America, yes, but it’s also a day to rededicate ourselves to critiquing the job we’re doing at living up to our own mission statement.

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The Brazilian People Reject Censorship

by Mauricio F. Bento on Jun 24, 2019

The United States is not the only country arguing over free speech. In Brazil, recent developments have also put free speech in jeopardy. 

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Are Libertarians Selfish?

by David S. D’Amato on Jun 21, 2019

Libertarianism is, fundamentally, an other-regarding philosophy that emphasizes our obligations to refrain from dominating others and from imposing our vision of the good life on them.

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African Heroes of Freedom: Queen Moremi Ajasoro

by Ibrahim Anoba on Jun 18, 2019

As we continue to uncover more about the ancient African world, Anoba will highlight figures who had a profound impact on early Africa’s development.