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Machlup and Friedman: Why Economists Disagree

Originally written for the Students For Liberty Blogging Series, posted here on 2.2.15. We see their televised debates, their influence on the floor of Congress, and their arguments in our bank accounts. Economists are powerful, but are notorious for disagreement. … Continue reading

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The Hydra Effect

This post was written originally for the Student’s for Liberty website in conjunction with their new campaign this September, ‘End the Drug War.’ Checkout Studentsforliberty.org for more great posts from other writers. In mythology, Hercules’ second feat involved killing the … Continue reading

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Rioting in Brasil

For those who don’t already know, Brasil is the hosting nation of this year’s World Cup. In today’s semi-finals round between Brasil and Germany, and to everyone’s surprise, the #3 ranked nation in football(Brasil) was routed by Germany(ranked #2) in a … Continue reading

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Flags, Anthems, and Reality

This Fourth of July is much like every one prior. There’s a unifying sense of solidarity in this nation, irregardless of political alignment, wealth, and race. This nation has been through thick and thin, and as such, we celebrate our … Continue reading

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Obesity Around the World: Still a Blessing in Disguise?

In February of 2010, Michelle Obama initiated her ‘Let’s Move!’ program to help fight the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. This move by the First Lady only highlights the recent battle against obesity all across the world. … Continue reading

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Utilitarianism in Brave New World: A Critique

I felt like doing a short analysis of Brave New World, because who doesn’t like a good dystopia? Throughout Humanity’s existence, the search for the ‘ideal’ society has been a constant pursuit. Works such as Augustine’s The City of God, and … Continue reading

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