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Last month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection hit affiliates of American Seafoods Company with fines totaling approximately $350 million for alleged Jones Act violations. @cpgrabow explains why this episode shows we must #EndTheJonesAct. bit.ly/3BRIXq4
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It isn't an exaggeration to say that without Harriet Taylor Mill, John Stuart Mill's famous essay "On Liberty" would have never existed. libertarianism.org/articles/…
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To commemorate Mart Laar, 2006 winner of the #FriedmanPrize, the @CatoInstitute invited Colin Powell, whose tenure as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State had overlapped with Laar’s time in office. @David_Boaz recounts… j.mp/3aOudNp #CatoFP
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Has recent inflation been higher or lower? j.mp/3pdnvJ3 #CatoEcon
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President Biden’s nominee to the OCC proposes that the Fed simply replace commercial banking. Are there centrist Democratic senators who believe that is not the answer for a modern market economy? j.mp/3mUPTx6 #CatoEcon
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After more than 40 years, the Cato Journal will be ending publication with this issue. The good news is that the @CatoInstitute is launching a new quarterly magazine, "Free Society," which will come out in March 2022. LEARN MORE: j.mp/3aEgsAU
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"Treating the law as a vital—yes, ongoing and living—philosophical project, rather than as the mere application of dead words, will be the law’s salvation form its dark history, if indeed it is salvageable." - @dsdamato bit.ly/3COjJJM
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How can a state with ongoing economic growth, pockets of vast wealth, and extensive social welfare programs leave so many Californians behind? Join us for a lively discussion of this & more! REGISTER: j.mp/3zrc8i8 Join the conversation using #CatoCalifornia
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The Trump and Biden administrations’ tariffs on goods that Americans buy from Chinese sellers cost Americans money and reduce our standard of living. j.mp/3mNH1cq #CatoEcon #CatoTrade
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The idea of fighting terrorism at low costs sounds optimal. But “over the horizon operations” will instead prolong America’s longest war by giving terrorists a financial lifeline, writes @CatoFP’s @jbcohen92j.mp/3vjeFKX
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Economic sanctions have become a new global battlefield. But how effective are they? j.mp/3ABEBlS #CatoFP
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The increasing militarization of the border between Belarus and NATO members is more than a little worrisome, and both sides are contributing to such dangerous posturing. j.mp/3Dyupwp #CatoFP
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The most heavily used high‐​speed rails in the world gained riders from conventional trains, not autos or planes. The U.S doesn’t have enough conventional train riders for high‐​speed rail to succeed. LEARN MORE: j.mp/3n5uvEY Join the conversation with #CatoTransit.
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Ironically, the very domestic maritime industry meant to benefit from this protectionism is instead riddled with inefficiencies, high costs, and stagnation. j.mp/3BMldnO #CatoTrade #EndTheJonesAct
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Political polarization is on the rise. On the @CatoPodcast, @GeneHealy discusses how the powers of the presidency contributed to the divide… j.mp/3C0Q1S5
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Heidi Grant’s resignation from the Pentagon demonstrates issues facing U.S. policymakers on weapons sales. j.mp/3FLNvRN #CatoFP
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Turning disagreement into bitter warfare is not an aberration, but an inevitable outcome of public schooling. Here’s how to solve bitter school board battles without sending in the FBI... j.mp/3ap7zeg #CatoCEF
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"Few in politics are free from the temptation to “never let a crisis go to waste.” — #CatoEcon's @MrRBourne. Learn more from our Pandemics and Policy series: j.mp/3hgFGZL Join the conversation using #CatoCOVID
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