José Niño

José Niño

José Niño is a Venezuelan American freelance writer. Sign up for his mailing list here. Contact him via Facebook, Twitter, or email him here. Get his e-book The 10 Myths of Gun Control here.

Articles by José Niño

On Foreign Policy, Trump Is Still the Lesser Evil

Audio Mises Wire

The Democrats, Liz Cheney, and the Never Trumpers still want endless wars, and they hate Trump’s apparent lack of enthusiasm for embracing their dreams of empire.

This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.
Original Article: "On Foreign Policy, Trump Is Still the Lesser Evil".

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The NRA Would Be Wise to Leave New York ASAP

Audio Mises Wire

The NRA would be wise to vote with its feet. Millions of Americans have already escaped the high taxes and freedom-destroying blue state regimes by doing the same.
This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.

Original Article: "The NRA Would Be Wise to Leave New York ASAP".

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Why Bolivia Needs to Decentralize

It was only eight months ago that Bolivia concluded a bizarre political conflict that saw President Evo Morales step down from office. Morales was pursuing a fourth presidential term but encountered numerous constitutional roadblocks.
Protesters cited irregularities and alleged voter fraud during elections in October 2019 as the principal motive behind their demonstrations.

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The Scandinavian Model Won’t Work in Chile

Scandinavian welfare states continue to allure leftist onlookers across the world. The Nordic welfare model is marketed as a humane alternative to the cutthroat nature of Western capitalism. It received a massive boost when Vermont senator Bernie Sanders campaigned on emulating these countries in both of his presidential runs during 2016 and 2020.

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COVID-19 Is Teaching Us Decentralization Is Needed More Now Than Ever

In the increasingly polarized America, Black Swan moments like the COVID-19 pandemic have further confirmed growing divides in the country. Our textbooks would like us to believe that emergencies create fertile grounds for unity. But when you have a populace that is politically dividing itself even when it comes to the TV shows it watches, there comes a point when we have to start recognizing that the prospect of national unity is becoming more of a mirage as the days go by.

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The Crisis Has Exposed the Damage Done By Government Regulations

As we watch in real-time how governments respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic, some of the most predictable forms of state overreach—from restrictions on the freedom of assembly to the suppression of regular commerce—have been rolled out. Thankfully, there is no unified world government, so there exist various examples of how certain countries are dealing with the crisis that we can closely examine and learn from.

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