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Voting with Ballots versus Voting with Your Feet

Dwight R. Lee
February 5, 2018

Which is more important for your success: voting at the ballot box or voting with your feet? This month's author, economist Dwight R. Lee, shows that for millions of black people in the American South, voting with their feet was more important. It led to substantial increases in their income and, as a bonus, made it easier for them to vote. Lee briefly applies the lesson to a current controversy: immigration.
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Arnold Kling

How Albion Seeded American Liberty

Arnold Kling
February 5, 2018
How do the cultures of the various regions of the United States differ, and how were these varying cultures shaped by their initial migration patterns? How does each view freedom? No small questions, these are Arnold Kling's concerns in this month's column, centered on David Hackett Fischer's classic, Albion's Seed Four British Folkways in America.
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Pedro Schwartz

Karl Popper Vindicated

Pedro Schwartz
February 5, 2018
Pedro Schwartz revisits another of his great teachers--and friends--this month, Karl Popper. A philosophical iconoclast, Popper has a stored intellectual past. And while Schwartz and he never agreed on some things, his influence on liberal thought was profound.
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