Matthew Hutchinson
Matthew Hutchinson
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NSA PRISM Scandal: Libertarians Don't Have the Answer to Government Surveillance

The libertarian ideology does not provide a coherent response to the federal government monitoring your email.

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Why The Efficiency of The Free Market is a Myth

Belief in the efficiency of free markets is not more scientific than a belief in God or Santa Claus.
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Iowa Election Results LIVE: You Can Bet Obama Will Win Iowa and the Election

The New York Times has Obama with an 85.7% chance of winning the Iowa, and a 91.6% chance of winning reelection.
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Presidential Polls 2012: 98 Percent Chance Obama Will Win, Says the Princeton Election Consortium

The GOP should have easily won this Presidential election. What went wrong?
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Ron Paul is a Failure: Why I Am Not a Libertarian

Libertarianism has many contradictions and flaws but there's only room to explore one in 500 words.
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Occupy Bilderberg Will Protest Virginia's Wealthy and Powerful Secret Society

The world's political leadership and the financial elite are casually meetign up in Virgina for a holiday and definitely not to coordinate public policy for the upcoming year.

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What is Austerity? A Short History of the Failed Experiment in Free-Market Capitalism

Recent elections in Europe show that the French and Greek people are finally rising up against the system of neoliberal liberalization which began almost 20 years ago.
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British Election Results: David Cameron Crushed by Labour, in Blow to Austerity

The British elections results confirm that popular opinion in the UK is rapidly turning away from David Cameron and his ideology of Austerity.
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Ron Paul and Republicans, Take Note: Austerity Has Failed Britain, Don't Try This at Home

Britain is suffering from a second recession after the government cut public spending and lowered taxes for the rich. Paul Ryan, are you listening?
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Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party Are Not Political Groups

The Occupy movement and the Tea Party do not represent two sides of a political debate, they are two organizations whith differrent opinions on certain public policies.
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How the American Nazi Party Explains U.S. Politics

The American Nazi Party registers its first DC lobbyist yet the ideological patterns of Nazism can be observed in the mainstream politcal discourse.

Super Bowl 2012: Are You Ready for Some Football?

As a snooty European, I have almost no interest in American football, but as an Indianapolis resident, it’s difficult to avoid the carnival atmosphere that has begun to pervade "Nap Town."
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Why You Should Not "Support the Troops"

"Support the Troops" has become a phrase used so frequently in the American political discourse it has lost all sense of meaning.
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Austerity Has Failed Britain

Britain has cut public spending but public borrowing continues to rise. "Austerity" will now increase the public debt by $247 billion more than originally predicted.
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British Economic Growth Slows Under Conservatives

If unemployment continues to grow in the UK, Prime Minister David Cameron and the Conservatives could be voted out.
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Eurobonds Are Solution to Eurozone's Crisis

The EU president has announced the creation of a common bond for the Eurozone, which is going to help solve the continent's economic crisis.

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The Value of Monarchies

Are there political benefits for democratic European countries to retain a hereditary monarchy?
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European Stocks Plummet, Euro Leaders to Blame

As European markets fall, the president of the commission has failed to do his job and is exacerbating the continent's economic woes.
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Conservative Ideology Fails British Economy

Gideon "George" Osborne, the head of British economic policy, has proven he is out of touch with the average citizen's financial woes.
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European Monetary Crisis Creates an "Ever Closer Union"

The European monetary crisis will only serve to make the euro stronger.