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Cities and their suicide: the example of New York

It is sometimes said that cities do not die natural deaths.  Rather, they commit suicide.  They fail to maintain essential infrastructure, like letting their harbors and channels silt up. Or accept things like lead and sewage in their water supply, … Continue reading

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What is a dictator? (Part B)

More about dictators – and not just about dictators in (and after) the Pandemic Panic. As I pointed out in Part A (months ago), dictators are NOT the same as tyrants. At least in the view of libertarians and others … Continue reading

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Urban collapse grows nearer

I have never been a fan of large urban areas. Today, I have even less reason to think good about them. Massive urban areas with millions – even tens of millions – are NOT necessary for “civilization.” Indeed, even smaller … Continue reading

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