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Liberalism Abandoned

From Robert Zubrin at Richochet, America Needs a Liberal Party: America needs a new Liberal Party because both major parties have abandoned liberalism. Neither adequately supports international free trade or the defense of the West — the two pillars of…

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Invoking the Tribal Instinct

From Robert Zubrin at Richochet, America Needs a Liberal Party: In his classic 1944 work, The Road to Serfdom, Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek, then living in exile in England, shocked readers with his diagnosis of Nazism. National socialism, he argued, was not…

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Carbon Dignity

Robert Zubrin writes Green Anti-Humanism in The National Review 2/21/13 Excerpts: The expanded use of carbon is both good and necessary. As a result of the carbon-dioxide enrichment of the Earth’s atmosphere, plants are now growing faster. Furthermore, global warming lengthens the growing…

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Rationalizing Human Oppression

Robert Zubrin writes Green Anti-Humanism in The National Review 2/21/13 Excerpts: The use of fictitious necessity to rationalize human oppression is not new. Whether the justification is a putative lack of food (e.g., Malthus, 1817, “A great part of the [Irish] population…

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On Green Tyranny

Robert Zubrin writes Green Anti-Humanism in The National Review 2/21/13 Excerpts: Colorado State University philosophy professor Philip Cafaro advanced the argument that immigration needs to be sharply cut, because otherwise people from Third World nations will come to the United…

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