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Iran nuclear deal: Chopped off

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Those Nutty Professors

These days, it seems like America’s colleges are the refuge not of enlightened curiosity, but of dogmatic extremism. Free speech zones, trigger warnings, and microaggressions have recently been added to the lexicon to describe new ways that students must be protected from thoughts that might upset them.

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We Need More Randian CEOs

We need more CEOs who are willing to stand up to big government bullies, to do business on their own terms or not at all.

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Sustainable urban mobility: The EU rewards the Balkans

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa, Trento – Various initiatives for sustainable mobility in Europe have been launched in the Balkans, and more will follow. A report. See more.

Off the Grid with Thomas Massie: Cooking Chanterelles

Bonus footage from Off the Grid with Thomas Massie. Massie cooks up some chanterelle mushrooms, straight from his farm in Kentucky.

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Mr. Belichick Goes to Washington

Bill Belichick, coach of the New England Patriots, has been appointed to head the White House Sports Council. Now I know a lot of people have strong opinions about Belichick, but I just want to say… wait a minute… there’s a White House Sports Council?!

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Fashionable Fascists, or the Dangers of Populism

Fascism was a 20th century authoritarian movement that swept across Europe, encompassing Spain, Italy, and most famously, Germany. The fascists were intensely nationalist, combining ideas of national greatness with general xenophobia to justify increased government control.

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Right of asylum: Reform of the Dublin Regulation – Towards another wasted opportunity?

, – Prolonged discussions and disagreements between governments threaten the necessary reform of European rules on the right of asylum. See more.

Off the Grid with Thomas Massie (Official Trailer)

Off the Grid with Thomas Massie is an intimate look at a Congressman’s quest for a self-sustainable life on his farm in eastern Kentucky. “My philosophy is live and let live: You don’t worry about what somebody’s doing in their hollow, as long as they don’t worry about what you’re doing in your hollow.”

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In Search of Wisdom Among Dictators

When we look at the failures of communism, socialism, fascism, and any form of top-down government planning, there are two common themes that emerge again and again. The first is power, and its tendency to corrupt. The second is the presumption of knowledge by government planners.

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Romania – Italy: The Romanian “slaves” behind the Sicilian tomatoes

, – The fortunes of Ragusa farmers rely in part on the forced labour of hundreds of migrant women from Romania who are reduced to slavery. The issue has been brought to the European Parliament, where many politicians are urging the EU to intervene. See more.

Karl Marx: The Deadliest Ideas In The World

It’s not a coincidence that bloodshed on an unprecedented scale has followed the spread of Marx’s ideas wherever they’ve been fully implemented—violence is baked into the very DNA of communism and socialism.

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Racial Collectivism and Identity Politics

“Racism” gets thrown around a lot these days, but in a world of microaggresions and political correctness, it’s easy to forget that racism—real racism—has shaped the history of entire nations.

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Glenn Jacobs | WWE’s KANE Chokeslams Socialism

Former WWE superstar Glenn Jacobs “KANE” throws down with Matt Kibbe, talking about socialism and why it can never work.

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How Socialism Killed Venezuela

One of the most prosperous countries in Latin America has become a violent, destitute nightmare seemingly overnight, as the world looks on in horror.

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ICT sector: Will women miss out on super-charged growth?

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa, Trento – The positive impact on gender segregation in the labour market, which can be brought about by growth in ICT employment, is at risk of being jeopardized if current trends are not addressed. See more.

Little Pink House: The Film NYT Doesn’t Want You To See

Support this important film. Find out where Little Pink House is playing: watch.littlepinkhousemovie.com.

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Bryan Caplan | The Case Against Education

American students have amassed over a trillion dollars in debt, and for what? Professor Bryan Caplan argues that education is more about credentials than it is about actually learning.

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