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Knife Control Isn’t a Joke Anymore

By Harrison Dean Here’s a great article that discusses the recent attempts to push more knife control in the UK, and its relationship to our liberty here at home: Among second amendment advocates, it’s been frequently argued that any effort to control the sale and use of firearms, even if it sounds reasonable, will lead […]


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The Failure of the Overseas Drug War

By Harrison Dean After spending over seven billion dollars, the U.S. Government has not only failed to stop the production of opium, but its production is at record highs. According to the BBC: The special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction said the US had spent $7.6bn (£4.72bn) over 13 years trying to eradicate the plant. […]


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Economic Means vs. Political Means

By Harrison Dean Many progressives in the Democratic party and the Occupy Wall Street movement spend much of their time condemning the rich. They claim that greed is one of the main causes of our country’s problems, and that wealth needs to be redistributed from the rich to the poor in the name of fairness. […]


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The Economics of Drug Cartels

By Harrison Dean No one likes drug cartels. But does government policy play a role in creating and sustaining them?  Most people have probably never even considered the question. But when we consider the economics of prohibition, it becomes clear that prohibition benefits drug cartels. What is a cartel? A cartel is a group of […]


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A Minimum Wage Disaster

By: Julian Hassan Did you know that the average fast food business only makes 3 percent annual profit? I certainly didn’t. The Heritage Foundation tells the story in a recent report on higher fast food wages: The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average cook in a fast-food restaurant earned $9.04 an hour in 2013. The SEIU’s […]


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