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Laura Williams: Catalonia Shows the Danger of Disarming Civilians

Since the tragic murder of 59 peaceful concertgoers in Las Vegas Sunday, I’ve heard well-intentioned Americans from all political corners echoing heartbroken and tempting refrains: Can’t we just ban guns? Surely we can all get together on the rocket launchers. … Continue reading

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John Adams: Australia’s Approaching New 1942 National Crisis

Australians must become alert to the national consequences resulting from a challenge to the petrodollar system. The petrodollar system, an arrangement struck initially between the United States and Saudi Arabia in 1973 and which later expanded to all OPEC nations … Continue reading

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Arky: Loyalty

To whom do you owe your loyalty? Humans are naturally social critters who live in groups. While it may not be obvious to the modern man living in a large city, without the presence of other humans by your side … Continue reading

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Iain Murray: London’s Uber Ban Sends it Back to the Dark Ages

When I lived in London in the 1990s, I had to use pricey Black Cabs to get around the city at night. However, heaven help you if you wanted to go South of the Thames (as I did when I … Continue reading

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INAUGURAL RAY EVANS MEMORIAL ORATION

It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite members and supporters of the Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance as well as the many many friends of the late and dearly beloved Ray Evans, to the Inaugural Ray Evans Memorial … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Tucker: ICOs Will Not Be Defeated

Absolutely nothing–no amount of regulation, no number of belligerent articles, no plethora of hectoring denunciations by big shots–is going to stop ICOs from completely disrupting the way companies raise funding in the future. The crypto market has been too wonderfully … Continue reading

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Allan Hird: Why did WADA go after Essendon players but let Russian drug cheats go unpunished?

IF only the Essendon players had been Russians. The banned Bombers players would have been free to play in the 2016 season, and Jobe Watson would have kept his Brownlow. The New York Times reporter Rebecca R. Ruiz has revealed … Continue reading

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Philippa Martyr: Potential Greatness™ Day – 15 September 2017

It’s here at last. The Turnbull government has had exactly as long as the Abbott government did to deliver its promised Potential Greatness.™ 14 September 2015 seems like a long time ago, doesn’t it?  There I was in London, waking … Continue reading

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John Tamny: Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Mean Economic Stagnation

The British fought three wars in Afghanistan over an 80-year period. They finally left this “graveyard for empires” in 1919, only to eventually be replaced by the Soviet Union in the late 70s, and the U.S. in the aftermath of … Continue reading

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Brittany Hunter: The Top Three Arguments against a Universal Basic Income

Every so often a new study is released, concluding that a universal basic income (UBI) is needed to fix this country’s welfare system. Most recently, the Roosevelt Institute claimed that switching to a UBI system could actually grow the economy … Continue reading

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