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israel

Israel Elections May Bring A More Libertarian Government

Elections for the twenty-first Knesset (the Israeli Parliament) will be held on the 9th of April. This is very exciting news for libertarians, especially...
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

UK and EU talk again, but France and Italy bicker

UK May goes back to EU again, but they’re still not budging Prime Minister Theresa May and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, have...
china

Chinese New Year Brings Tensions With Taiwan

This week in Asia we follow a lot of the usual suspects. A UN report indicates a startling discovery of North Korea’s nuclear situation, China...
americas, trump

More Democrats Push For Presidency & Private Healthcare For Canada?

"Virginia’s governor is a racist, the Ontario PCs may try to privatize healthcare, and more East Coast progressives are running for President. This is the last week in the Americas."
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

EU Says No To Changing Backstop, & Italy Slides Into Resession

UK Two amendments of seven on Brexit deal passes On Monday, seven amendments to the EU withdrawal agreement were put to the House of Commons, one...
china

Japan & South Korean Military Tensions Rise

This weeks roundup we look at some continuing stories as there isn’t much news in Asia that is any grand geopolitical importance. In China,...
americas, trump

Venezuela Worsens, Shutdown Ends, & Too Many Candidates

The longest shutdown in U.S. history came to an end, or at least a break, Venezuela nears civil war, and way too many people...
second referendum

Second Referendum For Brexit & The “Friendship Pact”

Welcome to the new expansion off of our previous UK news roundup. We realized that many of our readers are interested not only in...
china

EVA Air Stripping Incident, Thailand Election Coming, & Hong Kong Update

"In Hong Kong, a move from the government to criminalize “insulting” the Chinese national anthem is underway. Thailand is having their first election since their military coup that took place five years ago. In Taiwan, EVA air is in a bit of a tizzle with an incident involving undressing a passenger on a flight." Writes Amos Joseph in this week's Asian News Roundup.
Bolsonaro

Response To The Mises Institutes’ Praise Of Bolsonaro

In the first week of January, Tho Bishop of the Mises Institute published an article titled “Cleaning Up "Marxist Trash" is the Best Way...

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Government Paternalism

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ubi

The Future of Universal Basic Income (UBI) Explored

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Yang

What #YangGang2020 Needs to Realize About Yang

"On the surface, there’s a good chunk of ideas that could sit quite well with libertarians and many of the goals and changes we’ve wanted to see for years. Unfortunately, there’s a lot on the other side of this equation that needs a look over."