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The Goal Is Freedom: Individualist Collectivism

http://fff.org

Is the free market an individualist or collectivist social arrangement? Don’t answer too quickly. It’s a trick question. Most people — free-market friend and free-market foe alike — will answer “individualist.” And that makes perfect sense. The free market describes a political/legal environment in which individuals are at liberty to engage in any peaceful activity, with only force and fraud prohibited. No one may aggressively interfere with another human being’s peaceful projects.

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Pro-Government Russian Scientists Stymied At New Rules, Centralization

http://www.nature.com

Russian scientists are falling victim to their own antiquated notions of socialized, government-run science as Moscow demands that all its science arms be further unified under new rules and authority. It's amazing to see the double-think from the scientists as they try to explain government sponsorship of science as a good thing, but in the same breath explain away further centralization and new government mandates as a bad thing. From a libertarian perspective, this reads almost like an article from The Onion.

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Krugman to finally debate his failed economic theories!?

http://www.lewrockwell.com

Many Austrians have tried to get Krugman to debate business cycle theory. He’s too busy and too sophisticated to debate an Austrian, of course. Until now.

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Cuban government says; oops Communism does not actually work.

http://www.bbc.co.uk

Cuban President says state's role in the economy has to be reduced. Well no kidding? It only took you 51 years to figure it out.

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Finland makes high speed internet "legal right"

http://thenextweb.com

Starting today (July 1), every Finnish citizen now has a guaranteed legal right to a least a 1Mbps broadband connection, putting it on the same footing as other legal rights in the country such as healthcare and education.

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Britain Plans to Decentralize National Health Care

http://www.nytimes.com

LONDON — Perhaps the only consistent thing about Britain’s socialized health care system is that it is in a perpetual state of flux, its structure constantly changing as governments search for the elusive formula that will deliver the best care for the cheapest price while costs and demand escalate.

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Government is NOT Good: Prof. Douglas Amy Refuted

http://www.bastiatinstitute.org

Prof. Douglas J. Amy of Mount Holyoke College has created a personal web project called “Government is Good: An Unapologetic Defense of a Vital Institution.” Here Daniel Brackins refutes Prof. Amy’s piece, “The Forgotten Achievements of Government.”

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A day in the life of a Statist

http://scudco.tumblr.com

This morning I was awoken by my alarm clock, which was certified safe by the independent Underwriters Laboratories. It was powered by the unnatural and unprofitable energy monopoly enforced through violence (which I refuse to see).

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