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Authoritarian Capitalism: Here to Stay?

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As Friedman writes, “there is an intimate connection between economics and politics…. [O]nly certain combinations of political and economic arrangements are possible….” My hypothesis is that freedom begets freedom, and bondage begets bondage. As socialism leads to authoritarianism, capitalism leads to democracy.

Why Are Americans So Uptight About Religion?

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In America, it seems religious sanitation, not religious accommodation, is the direction we’re heading. Rather than affirming and valuing the diversity of (what might seem) strange, divergent, and conflicting religious views of our citizens, we attempt to enforce an impossible form of religious neutrality.