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LAST WEEK, OPEC called on Russian oil companies to lower production in response to reduced demand from China and a Eurozone bound for recession. They said no.  Just like that, oil took a nosedive, losing 25% of its value on Monday. The price of a barrel of oil closed at $33, compared to $45 late last week. …
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

Richard Kelly Hoskins by Revilo P. Oliver WAR CYCLES – PEACE CYCLES (Lynchburg, Virginia, Virginia Publishing Co., 1985) is a paperback volume of 250 pages printed by photo-offset from a good computer’s print-out. Although the type is ordinary typewriter type with bold face produced by the…
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Rush Limbaugh and the Pilgrims of Plymouth Rock by Hadding Scott ON 26 November 2014, Rush Limbaugh ended his daily three-hour show with a parable about the Pilgrims who legendarily inaugurated the American holiday known as Thanksgiving. He read about it from his book See I Told You So. What the Pilgrims…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver LAST APRIL, National Review carried a significant article. Professor William R. Hawkins, a professional economist, in Neomercantilism: Is there a Case for Tariffs? took his departure from the fact that America’s industrial potential has been partly destroyed already…
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David SimsEssays

by David Sims REGARDING the political pressure on the government of Hong Kong by landowners in the country, the libertarian (who sometimes just barely wets his toes in the waters of race realism) Stefan Molyneux asserts that “It’s a political problem, so you can’t blame capitalism.”…
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[T]he power of the hero… [W]hat we need is not more people telling us that ‘they will change things from the inside and take over a mainstream party’ but a new political messiah. by Karl Radl IRVING E. COX’S 1955 science fiction novella, The Cartels Jungle,  tells the story of how a newly retired…
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David SimsEssays

by David Sims “I’m not sure what the long-term effect is of everyone playing games where meritocracy is actually a system that works.” Matt Lees, a London-based gaming journalist (and Marxist propagandist). MERITOCRACY is a characteristic of any economic system that works,…
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by David Sims IN YEARS ending in 1, raise the price of a loaf of bread. In years ending in 2, cheapen the ingredients. For example, increase the sawdust in the dough from 1% to 2%. In years ending in 3, decrease the length of loaves by 5 millimeters (and slice the bread thinner to keep the number of slices the…
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by Leon Degrelle The First Years of the Third Reich I. Who Would End the Bankruptcy? “We have the power. Now our gigantic work begins.” THOSE WERE HITLER’S words on the night of January 30, 1933, as cheering crowds surged past him, for five long hours, beneath the windows of the Chancellery…
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IN HIS NEW TOME Suicide of the West, Jonah Goldberg refers to the miracle of Western civilization as “capitalism.” While it is generally true that the nations that have most readily embraced the free market and free enterprise are indeed the freest today, even that statement comes with asterisks galore.…
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