Ryan McMaken, Tho Bishop



Articles by Ryan McMaken, Tho Bishop

Is Tucker Carlson Right About Replacement Theory?

Tucker Carlson seems to believe that if it weren’t for immigrants, America would be dominated by religiously devout, tradition-minded, liberty-loving Americans in every corner of the nation. Perhaps he’s not familiar with the effects of American universities and public schools?

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2021: Predictions for the New Year

There’s no reason to assume 2021 will bring a reversal of 2020’s trends. Many of the fights that began in 2020 are likely to intensify in the new year. 

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Why the Electoral College Matters

We begin to understand the electoral college when we admit the United States is really supposed to be a collection of member states, and not a single unified nation. Abolishing the EC is likely to worsen national conflict and disunity.

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Was Rothbard a Populist?

Why did Murray Rothbard embrace populism and why did he think it could work to limit the power of the state? In short, Rothbard believed that a small elite had seized the power of the state to fleece and oppress the majority. Rothbard was in part basing his ideas on the historical narrative of the Democratic populists of the nineteenth century who formed the party of sound money, low taxes, and decentralized power. This laissez-faire party also managed to win a lot of elections.

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Was Hoppe Wrong About Democracy?

Hans-Hermann Hoppe has shown in his writings on democracy that democracy leads to economic impoverishment and political disaster under certain conditions.  But what are those conditions, and are they dominant in electoral institutions in the United States today?

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