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Secession: Armed vs. Peaceful

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2015


Lots of people celebrate July 4. I do not. The Declaration of Independence justified armed secession. It was signed by a handful of lawyers on July 4, 1776. Secession was a way of transferring a great deal of power to colonial legislatures, where most of these lawyers were members. It was a way of replacing […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 7

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015


The Curse of Machinery And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying, Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as heretofore: let them go and gather straw for themselves. And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon […]

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Taxi Drivers and Buggy Whips

Written by Gary North on February 3, 2015


In 20 years, there will be no taxi drivers. In less than a decade, they will begin to be replaced. Uber is now working with Carnegie-Mellon University to do research on this. But this is not news. This story appeared in May 2014. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick sat for a keynote interview at Code Conference […]

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My Latest Book: Free

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2015


My new book is now typeset: The Covenantal Structure of Christian Economics. You can download it here: http://www.garynorth.com/CovenantalEconomics.pdfIt is different from every other book you have read on economics. It begins with this question: “Who owns this?” This is the most divisive question in economic thought. Because it is divisive, economists ever since Adam Smith […]

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Governments Are Desperate to Limit the Internet. Too Late.

Written by Gary North on January 3, 2015

Around the world, governments are trying to limit the Internet. These efforts are futile. The technology of evading the government is governed by Moore’s law: a doubling of capacity every 12 months. The governments are governed by Parkinson’s law: “Work expands so as to fill the time allotted for its completion.” We see headlines like […]

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Why Robots and Software Will Not Take Over the World

Written by Gary North on October 27, 2014


There is fear that computerization will produce mass unemployment over the next 30 years. The computers will do the work of hundreds of millions of workers, leaving no jobs for these displaced workers. One implication is this, we are told: the federal government will have to put them on welfare. Otherwise, they will starve. They […]

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Houston Subpoenas High-Profile Pastors: Sermon Monitoring

Written by Robert Murphy on October 17, 2014


I saw several people denouncing this on social media, and I assumed they were exaggerating. But no, the city of Houston has been subpoenaing local pastors for written copies of their sermons. As the Houston Chronicle explains: Houston’s embattled equal rights ordinance took another legal turn this week when it surfaced that city attorneys, in […]

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