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How the Postal Service Loses So Much Money

Lately, when he isn’t trying to blame China on America’s competitiveness woes, President Donald Trump has become obsessed with the online retailer Amazon. While...

Belle’s Tax-Funded Fairy Tale Life

Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast hits all the same beats as the beloved animated original. But in its opening, it does...

NYT Op-Ed: Let’s Not Get Carried Away on Trump-Russia

The New York Times published a remarkable op-ed on Tuesday by David Brooks, entitled "Let's Not Get Carried Away". The topic of the column is...

The Myth of US 'Inaction' in Syria

Introduction When the Russian military intervened in the Syrian war in October 2015, many in the Western press complained bitterly, demanding that US planners intervene...

Hillary Clinton and Syria: Stupidity or Something Worse?

In any critical study of US foreign policy, one question is bound to arise: Are they really this stupid? By “they” I am of course...

Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market

The so-called multiplier arises as a result of the fact that banks are legally permitted to use money that is placed in demand deposits....

Formerly Imprisoned Journalist Barrett Brown Taken Back into Custody Before PBS Interview

Award-winning journalist Barrett Brown was re-arrested and taken into custody Thursday, the day before he was scheduled to be interviewed for a PBS documentary. Brown quickly...

US Drone Policy Goes from Bad to Worse: The Stimson Center Report 2018

Every two years, the Stimson Center Task Force on U.S. Drone Policy, directed by Rachel Stohl, issues a pamphlet of recommendations to the U.S....

13yo Girl Shot in the Face, Tribal Elder in Critical Condition as Police Assault...

Cannon Ball, ND — Last night, water protectors near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, attempted to clear Highway 1806 of burned-out military vehicles and wound...

TGIF: The FDA’s Assault on Tobacco Consumers, Part 3

Updated Feb. 11, 2019  Early one morning last December, Jeff Gracik was heading to his southern California home garage-workshop where he makes his living when...
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