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  • Bloomberg and Sanders Are Both Wrong About Money in Politics

    Bloomberg and Sanders Are Both Wrong About Money in Politics0

    Super Tuesday – the single day in the U.S. presidential primaries with the most delegates at stake – has come and gone, and so have quite a few presidential candidates. Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) both dropped out before Tuesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. After lackluster

  • Cronyism vs. Free Markets in ‘Stranger Things’

    Cronyism vs. Free Markets in ‘Stranger Things’0

    The newest season of Netflix’s sci-fi horror series Stranger Things released on July 4, and I’m happy to report that season 3 has a new hero, and her name is Erica. (This post focuses entirely on episode 4 of the new season, so anyone who hasn’t watched up to that point yet should beware of spoilers.) Erica

  • Are Children Their Parents’ Property?

    Are Children Their Parents’ Property?0

    John Stossel says, “Yes,” at least according to a recent video at Reason. In the video, “Don’t Be Scared of Designer Babies,” Stossel interviews Georgetown University Professor Jason Brennan, who offers the following unhelpful and patronizing strawman of anyone who objects to the idea of using gene-editing technology to engineer one’s offspring however one wants: When you

  • Don’t Write Off Young ‘Socialists’

    Don’t Write Off Young ‘Socialists’0

    In his State of the Union address this year, president Trump warned of the dangers of socialism. But is there any substance to that worry? Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a self-declared socialist, has made headlines with her Green New Deal proposal. And more recently, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who identifies as a democratic socialist, announced he


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