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Hayek’s Case Against Unlimited Immigration

Local knowledge is lost when too many newcomers don’t know a neighborhood’s customs.

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I Have Seen Healthcare’s Future …

Toward a harmonic policy convergence called “Orydencare for All.”

Alexis de Tocqueville   Théodore Chassériau (1819–1856)

How Democracy Dies

Tocqueville taught that restless private obsessions would degrade civic commitments close to home.

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Obama’s Amnesty-Inequality Trap

The politics of mass immigration sacrifice the security of the working class for the comfort of the elite.

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The Consequences of Virtual Efficiency

Our obsession with self and its appetites has led to a depletion of real-life character.

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Alaska Goes Local

Can farmers and consumers foster locavorism in America’s coldest state?

Is There Capitalism After Cronyism?

Does Capitalism Have a Future?, Immanuel Wallerstein, Randall Collins, Michael Mann, Georgi
Derluguian, and Craig Calhoun, Oxford University Press, 208 pages

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Piketty Is the Anti-Marx

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The Party of Innovation

Copyright reform, looser licensing, and an agenda for a tech-savvy GOP

Locavore Revolution

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The Hyperlocal Beat

The Batavian is both crux of local culture, and beacon to small-town America newspapers.

We Can Build That

Obama rejects the Scottish Enlightenment ideas that inspired the Constitution.

The Savings Glut And The 1%

Damon Linker does a fine job tearing into the absurdity of Jamie …

What Would Higher Bank Capital Requirements Really Do To Lending?

They won’t stop bubbles, but hopefully they can make banks work for the economy.