“The peoples of the vast Southeast Asian region of Zomia were successful in providing incentives against statecraft–that is, they successfully prevented their own appropriation by external states and successfully prevented local state formation–for m
Central online identity scheme 'will be a target for criminals'
Until Barack Obama, the presidents who issued the most EOs while in office were George W. Bush with 62 in eight years, Bill Clinton with 15 over eight years, and FDR who issued 11 over 16 years. As of this writing Barack Obama has issued 139 EOs in l
In my last column, "A Culture of Delusion," I wrote that "Americans live in a matrix of lies.
The Army admitted to using blowers to spread the chemical, but Brindell recalled a day playing baseball with other kids in the street when a squadron of green Army planes flew close to the ground and dropped a powdery substance.
SPRINGFIELD — The Obama administration and Gov. Pat Quinn have mapped out an end-run around the GOP that will enable the state to unload the long-mothballed Thomson Correctional Center for $165 million, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s office confirmed Tuesda
Hassan Gol Khanban had accompanied the Iranian president on his trip to the UN General Assembly
A harrowing case of a Missouri engineer highlights the travesties routinely imposed on Muslim Americans
I have often commented on how many so-called Libertarians take a half-ass stance toward an issue and wind up doing either nothing or worse, harm instead of good.
Amid a growing food crisis, this morning workers from the City of Toronto were ordered by City of Toronto Parks Director Richard Ubbens that all live plants and food be removed from the People's Peas Garden in Queens Park
The United States Military conducted top secret experiments on the citizens of St. Louis, Missouri, for years, exposing them to radioactive compounds, a researcher has claimed.
With that almost-unmentioned war far away still grinding on - to the tune of $2 billion a week and untold death and suffering on all sides
Voters Say Free Stuff Better than Freedom Despite polling data indicating that over 60% of those surveyed see GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's concern about Americans becoming too dependent on government as valid, most still say they will vo
North Carolina is giving Steve Cooksey some choices. He can stop speaking. Or he can get a PhD in nutrition, or a medical degree, or a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and then pass an examination after completing a 900-hour clinical internship. Or he
A convicted TSA security officer says he was part of a "culture" of indifference that allowed corrupt employees to prey on passengers' luggage and personal belongings with impunity, thanks to lax oversight and tip-offs from TSA colleagues. "It wa
Germany has gone further down the 'renewables' path than any country in the world, and now it's paying the price,
Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books.
Context is crucial.
Mitt Romney’s comment that 47 percent of Americans don’t pay taxes and therefore are not likely to respond positively to his stated opposition to tax increases has been called a “gaffe.”
Small government and free-market capitalism are about to get put to the test in Honduras, where the government has agreed to let an investment group build an experimental city with no taxes on income, capital gains or sales.
A colleague at Center for a Stateless Society recently brought to my attention a story from late last year about unusually high concentrations of severe illness in the area surrounding a Crossett, Ark. paper mill.
The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub -- so why can’t governments?
Presented at the 2012 Austrian Scholars Conference. Recorded 8 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.
Michigan's finest, well-trained, and noble officers hit the man 11 times — with fewer than 25% of their shots. Two of those fine Michigan men have been reprimanded; one has been demoted. Their names were not released. These are the kind of milita
Ahmadinejad Embraces Jews, Rejects Zionism
Since the European sovereign debt crisis began, it was always clear that somehow it must end with the ECB.
The U.S. Postal Service will default this week on a $5.6 billion congressionally mandated obligation to pre-fund retiree health benefits, marking the second time in two months the cash-strapped agency has done this.
A complaint against the EPA stating it “failed to comply with laws controlling human experimentation” in studies that were apparently testing the effect of “fine particles” on unaware human subjects who were already ill.
Here's how bad the economic crisis has gotten in Spain, according to the New York Times' Suzanne Daley:
The US government combines joint military exercises and coordination with activities that once were conducted by missionaries and by private charitable organizations. Nepal is an example. Operation Pacific Angel is the broader organization