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6 Things We Learned from Prohibition

March 9, 2020 – John Phelan …… In a book on prohibitions, John Meadowcroft of King’s College in London offers several “generic lessons and implications” of the practice. Hint – prohibition does more harm than good. Continue reading →

Government Land Expropriation: A Euphemism for Theft

January 24, 2019 – Lee Friday …… London Ontario City Council is preparing to take Nan Finlayson’s property away from her, though she is guilty of no crime. “When law and morality are in contradiction to each other, the citizen finds himself in the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense, or of losing his respect for the law – two evils of equal magnitude, between which it would be difficult to choose” …… Frédéric Bastiat (1801 – 1850) Continue reading →