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Freedom News Digest: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 The War in Yemen and How We Can End It

The creed of libertarianism is the non-aggression axiom: everyone should be free from aggression against his person and property as long as he respects the person and property of others. As long as people don’t infringe upon the rights of others by committing, or threatening to commit, acts of fraud, theft, aggression, or violence against their person or property, the government should just leave them alone.
Laurence M. Vance, “Of Course I’m a Libertarian” [2017]
September 7, 2022
Biden’s Drug-War Hypocrisy
On the day that U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner received her 9-year jail sentence from a Russian court for illegally possessing cannabis oil, President Biden issued the following statement: American citizen Brittney Griner received a prison sentence that is one more reminder of what the world already knew: Russia is wrongfully detaining Brittney. It’s unacceptable, and I call on Russia to …
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ECONOMICS
The Fakery of “Fighting Inflation”
by Bryan Caplan
Bet On It
How Common Has Private Currency Been?
by Lawrence H. White
AIER
Can Price Controls Fight Inflation?
by Rosolino Candela
Econlib
IMMIGRATION
After Years of Tribal Resistance, DHS Finishes its “Virtual Wall” on the Tohono O’odham Nation
by Todd Miller
Border Chronicle
DRUG WAR
Failed Drug War Shredded in Epic New Jay-Z Hit
by Ari Melber
MSNBC
FOREIGN POLICY
Our ‘Forgotten’ and Invisible Wars
by Daniel Larison
Eunomia
The War in Yemen and How We Can End It
by Hassan El-Tayyab with
Scott Horton
The Scott Horton Show
Sweden and Finland May Be Making a Fatal Blunder
by Ted Galen Carpenter
Antiwar.com
REGULATION
California’s Fast-Food Bill Whopper
by Editorial
Wall Street Journal
JFK
The CIA and Media Coverage of JFK’s Assassination
by Jefferson Morley
JFK Facts
Lessons from Biden’s Disinformation Board Debacle
by James Bovard
President Biden’s campaign to banish (or maybe outlaw) political paranoia took a wallop last spring. In April, the Department of Homeland Security proudly announced …
Republicans Ignore the Elephant in the Room
by Laurence M. Vance
It is ironic that although the symbol of the Republican Party is an elephant, Republicans fail to see the massive elephant in the room …
The Impact of Mikhail Gorbachev
by Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling
What was the impact of Mikhail Gorbachev on U.S.-Russia relations? Join FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and …
Who Will Protect Us from the Government’s Standing Army?
by John W. Whitehead
The IRS has stockpiled 4,500 guns and five million rounds of ammunition in recent years, including…
Now That Inflation Is Back, Here’s the Book to Read
by John W. Whitehead
We have been through this many times before — prices start to increase at an accelerating pace and consumers grumble about…
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