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Critics of ‘Isolationism’ Cherry-Pick the Worst Arguments For It

Critics of so-called “isolationism” claim a desire to stay out of conflicts like Ukraine are rooted in veneration for Donald Trump and/or Tucker Carlson, partisan disdain for Joe Biden, fear that the U.S. is too weak for global involvement, too broke, or that non-interventionists want to save money, bombs and bullets for the supposedly inevitable war with China over Taiwan.

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If Javier Milei Trusts the Markets, He Doesn’t Need to ‘Dollarize’

This will cause some heads to explode within the various free-market and interventionist religions, but market forces born of production decide which currencies circulate, not central banks or presidents. Which means Javier Milei is wise to not dollarize.

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Yo U.S. Protectionists, How Goes the ‘Ban’ On Chip Sales In China?

Napoleon “did not realize until it was too late that the only closed political economy is the world economy. Britain could not be starved into submission by blockade unless she were totally cut off from the world. As long as Britain could trade with any nation outside France, it was thus trading indirectly with France.”—Jude

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