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Happy #RepealDay! Today is a great day in American history. On this day in 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified, thus repealing Prohibition. A toast to that! cato.org/blog/happy-repeal-d…
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There's no new episode of #PowerProblems this week, so be sure to listen to last week's new episode. #CatoFP adjunct scholar Brendan Rittenhouse Green discusses nuclear competition in the contexts of the Cold War and today with China with @jwcglaser j.mp/3xRk0KZ
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Perhaps the federal government could learn from companies that voluntarily split up because they became too large and diverse to be managed efficiently. j.mp/3kGHcpH
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Most of the money in the just‐​passed infrastructure bill will be wasted. j.mp/3knXzHs #CatoTransit
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#FreeStates authors @WillRuger and @JasonSorens are discussing the newly released edition of Freedom in the 50 States in a special @SphereEdIn event. Explore the Rankings: freedominthe50states.org/ Learn More About #Sphere: cato.org/sphere/about-sphere
We are just about to begin our special release event, Freedom in the 50 States, with authors @WillRuger and @JasonSorens. Don’t forget to join the #FreeStates’ Zoom if you’re registered. If you’re not registered, don’t worry, you can still register here: cato.swoogo.com/sphere50
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"Immigrants are quite literally saving us from a dismal future, delaying its advent buying us time." - @PMatzko #MOREBuildingTomorrow bit.ly/2ZxP5q3
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True, more horses may generate more horsepower...but that won’t get you from horses to the internal combustion engine to Tesla. j.mp/3pqdIOr #CatoEcon #CatoFP
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We are just about to begin our special release event, Freedom in the 50 States, with authors @WillRuger and @JasonSorens. Don’t forget to join the #FreeStates’ Zoom if you’re registered. If you’re not registered, don’t worry, you can still register here: cato.swoogo.com/sphere50
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Think the world is getting worse? You’re wrong: the world is, for the most part, not getting worse. Get some rational optimism with “Ten Global Trends” & use the code “HOLIDAY20” to get 20% off at the Cato store. j.mp/3ClslH4
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The Founding Fathers designed a government with three branches — executive, legislative and judicial — and gave each the means to check the other. So why is Pres. Biden acting as lawmaker‐​in‐​chief? j.mp/31HhxGD #CatoSCOTUS
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"The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, 'a date which will live in infamy,' declared President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, triggered a congressional declaration of war against the Empire of Japan the next day." - @Doug_Bandow, 2020 #CatoFP j.mp/3ox67yl
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🥇 FIRST PLACE Our most popular podcast episode this year came from @FreeThoughtsPod: "Are Monopolies A Problem?" - with guest Peter Van Doren. #FreeThoughtsPod #libertarianism2021 🎶 Cue Van Doren's theme music 🎶 🔊 libertarianism.org/podcasts/…
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Although the U.S. maintained its rank at 6th in this year’s Economic Freedom of the World Report, it is worrisome that its long‐​term decline since 2000 has only partially been offset by an unsteady improvement. LEARN MORE: cato.org/blog/us-world-econo…
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This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of China's accession to the World Trade Organization. #CatoTrade Thread 👇
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And as James Bacchus further explains, the absence of a functioning WTO dispute settlement system is allowing China to leverage its economic power over other countries: bit.ly/2VdJOBF (28/32)
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The Build Back Better Plan could harm families who prefer religious childcare options. @CatoCEF’s @ColleenHroncich explains… j.mp/3dJ6uzP #CatoCEF
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THREAD 🧵: This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of China's accession to the World Trade Organization. What has been the impact of China's integration into the global economy & where should the US go from here? @CatoInstitute research offers some answers: (1/32) #CatoTrade
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The right balance between state and market is essential in providing an institutional environment that promotes freedom and responsibility – and extends the range of choices open to people. j.mp/3xOSNbN #CatoEcon
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Happy #TeacherQuoteTuesday! Despite being born into slavery, Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) went on to become a prominent #educator, author, and orator. He was principal of the Tuskegee Institute and founder of the National Negro Business League.
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"Writing about cultural issues doesn’t require expertise - it’s based on the ability to churn out hot takes laced with outrage, which is why so many are crowding into that space." Read @AlexNowrasteh on the rise of culture war commentary here... arcdigital.media/p/the-econo…
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