Honduras: A New Hope?

By Anthony Caprio In order for a civilization to function there are certain pillars, which are required. The first pillar is security, which is needed to protect lives and property, and to provide stability. The second is laws or contracts that define behavior and resource use. The third is some form of judicial system to […]

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Finance War No More

By Tyrone Johnson Since World War One the United States has engaged in wars of aggression and military occupation in Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. To this day the US military occupies 56 bases in Germany, 113 facilities in Italy, and 84 in Japan. They have an armed force […]

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Legerdemain

By Jim Carigan “To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude… I place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.” […]

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Private Courts

By Anthony Caprio Two of the main questions asked by statists about Anarcho-Capitalism is, “Who will defend us?” and “Who will handle the court system?” For the answer to the first question please see my articles “Defense and the State,” “Costa Rica and Defense,” “Liechtenstein,” and “Maritime Defense.” In these articles I show real world […]

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National Science Foundation: Record California Drought Directly Linked To Climate Change

By Joe Romm NSF: “The drought crippling California is by some measures the worst in the state’s history.” CREDIT: NOAA A Stanford study funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) confirms a growing body of research that finds “The atmospheric conditions associated with the unprecedented drought in California are very likely linked to human-caused climate […]

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West Virginia Plans To Frack Beneath Ohio River, Which Supplies Drinking Water To Millions

By Emily Atkin An aerial view of the Ohio River between Jeffersonville, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky. CREDIT: Shutterstock Nine citizen and environmental groups are urging West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to reconsider his plans to let companies drill for oil and natural gas underneath the Ohio River, citing concerns that drilling and fracking could […]

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Pro-Choice Group Calls Out Governors For Being ‘Obsessed’ With Abortion

By Sam P.K. Collins This May 3, 2014 file photo shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaking in Milwaukee. Defeating Republican Gov. Scott Walker and electing Democrat Mary Burke will be a top priority for the pro-abortion rights group EMILY’s List, its spokeswoman Marcy Stech said Tuesday, May 13, 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps, file) NARAL […]

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