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Rights for Me, But Not for Thee: How the Religious Right Thinks

James Peron | Posted 05.09.2016 | Queer Voices
James Peron

The problem with the conservative -- and one reason libertarians should see them as opponents of individual rights and liberty -- is they are incapable of understanding that rights are a two-way street. Conservatives consistently demand rights for themselves, which they then want to deny to others.

The New SDS: What Every Young Person Needs to Know About Its Past

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Steve Mariotti

In 1965, Carl Oglesby assumed leadership of the student-activist organization SDS. This change reflected what I believe was an ideological shift in America's left wing: from the East Coast intellectual tradition to the New Left emerging from the Midwest.

Conservatives Really Do Hate Markets

James Peron | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
James Peron

The religious right may talk about "markets," but in the end they get their way through regulations, controls and legislation. Whether they like to admit it or not, the religious right is really the regulating right. They do hate markets.

The Super Committee, Austerity, Stimulus, and Compromise: the Collapse of American Politics

Richard Brodsky | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

How deeply do you want to plumb the depths of the collapse of the super committee?

F.A. Hayek Against the Conservative

James Peron | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
James Peron

Friedrich Hayek, the intransigent opponent of socialism that Glenn Beck and conservatives admire, also saw himself equally opposed to their conservative agenda, something conservatives ignore at their peril.

Austrian Economics and Modern Monetary Theory

Robin Koerner | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business
Robin Koerner

As the disastrous consequences of loose money, central banking and a fractional reserve system have become obvious, many citizens have discovered some...

Is Iceland a Totalitarian State?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

I have always imagined that a totalitarian state would resemble Stalin's Soviet Union, but it has dawned on me lately that the most effective totalitarian regime would be one that no one (on the inside anyway) would recognize as such.

Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, Joe the Plumber: Fighting for the American Dream (Austin, Texas: PearlGate Publishing 2008) 192 pp.

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Joseph A. Palermo

Wurzelbacher's deep understanding of the intellectual umbilical cords of modern conservatism is why Mike Gallagher and Sean Hannity have offered their high praise of his work.

The Fed Is Too Powerful To Be Unaccountable

J. Bradley Jansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
J. Bradley Jansen

Now is the time to examine the proper functions of the Federal Reserve System -- especially those of the Board -- and make systemic changes.