Cartoon — Our American Ouroboros

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Part II: Libertarianism in American Politics

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This is the second part of a five-part essay on the coming alliance of libertarian and progressive Millennials in American Politics. Part I can be found here. In order to see the potential… Continue reading

Friday Roundup!

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Every week, Jeremy and I will each submit our top three reads. Here’s what we’ve been delving into: Jeremy’s Picks Rand Paul rises on the Senate floor in opposition to drone warfare and… Continue reading

Part I: Slouching Towards Washington: The New Millennial Arc

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“Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold” — W.B. Yeats I thought a lot about my reasons for starting this… Continue reading

Protectionism and Paternalism Brewing in Florida – “I believe I know what’s best.”

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  The Florida senate has passed a bill, SB 1714, that would prohibit craft brewers from selling certain products directly to consumers.  Currently, many breweries in Florida operate “tasting rooms” abutting their facilities, through… Continue reading

What Westeros Can Tell Us About Free Markets

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**Mild spoilers for this week’s episode of Game of Thrones follow.** In case you didn’t know, I’m a giant nerd. So it’s no surprise that I’m totally obsessed with Game of Thrones, the… Continue reading

Taxi Medallions and Economic Inequality

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We tend to think of government regulation of private enterprise as created for the sole purpose of ensuring the safety or well-being of citizens.  Certainly, this tends to be the only framing device… Continue reading

SNAP: A Window into Entrenched Interests

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The SNAP Program, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, is a perennial punching bag for conservatives and the subject of intense debate for Americans across the political gamut. It crosses major fault… Continue reading