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Socialism may be on the rise in the United States

April 8, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

Those of us old enough to remember the fall of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet Union probably thought we had seen the last of socialism. The idea of government planning of an economy, once billed as “scientific socialism,” seemed consigned to the dustbin of history.

Times certainly have changed. Self-described socialist…

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Debate: Socialism versus Capitalism is the focus

April 1, 2019
By Clif Lusk

Troy University’s Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy will explore the rebirth of socialism in the United States with “Socialism vs. Capitalism: A Debate” on Wednesday, April 10.

Featuring George Mason University professor Bryan Caplan, author of “The Myth of the Rational Voter,” and Penn State University professor John Marsh, author of “Class Dismissed:…

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Mitigation costs are a matter of personal value

February 14, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

Last October, Hurricane Michael slammed the Florida panhandle with 155 mile per hour (mph) winds. Mexico Beach was largely destroyed, except for one exceptional, and now much reported on, house called the Sand Palace. Does it offer a guide for building for the future?

Strengthening buildings to reduce damage from natural disasters is called mitigation,…

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