84 Stories by apolloslater

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Central Asia

The US foreign policy establishment is shifting focus to Central Asia as the key pivot point in “The Great Game” for natural resources.  The...
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Are taxes ethical?

If taxes are taken without consent, then they are theft.  If they are taken with consent, these are three possible reasons someone might argue: By...
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Nationalization of Santa Claus

Notice how the media can’t help injecting government into the Santa Claus myth?  From the creepy Elf on the Shelf spying on kids non-stop,...
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DOD Contract Spending in Nov 2014 (Charts)

I’ve generated two charts of US Department of Defense (DOD) contract spending in November 2014, by category and by company (top 20), from data put...
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