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Ukraine Defends Its Freedom—And That of Russia

For years, Russian propaganda has tried to spread the narrative of NATO endangering Russia’s security. However, with his war against Ukraine, Putin is trying to thwart a free, Western-oriented Ukraine because it is a threat to his power.
by Martin Rhonheimer
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Population decline is likely to create some serious issues in the United States and elsewhere, argues economist Jesús Fernández-Villaverde.8. January 2022
The right to private property is not a “second-tier” natural right, says Martin Rhonheimer whose article has been re-published in an abridged version by Public Discourse.
25. September 2021
The knowledge problem can't be solved with artificial intelligence, argues economist Jesús Fernández-Villaverde.5. August 2021
Downplaying the role of lay disagreement about matters of Catholic Social Teaching is a mistake, argues Samuel Gregg.7. May 2021
"Regime uncertainty" contributed significantly to the length of the Great Depressionexplains George Selgin.27. April 2021
Despite the disadvantages of the term 'capitalism', it rightly highlights the central place of capital in a market economy, writes Steven Horwitz.6. April 2021
Despite the claims of many economists, empirical research still favors the assumption that hikes in the minimum wage lead to substantial job loss.23. March 2021
Protective tariffs are likely to blame for the soaring costs of building materials in the U.S., as Scott Lincicome from the Cato Institute shows.23. March 2021
The 'woke' are trying to cancel Adam Smith because of his purported views about slavery. Samuel Gregg explains why that is absurd.23. March 2021
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