State of Affairs

NATO’s Propaganda Awards

By Daniel McAdams ​Readers of this update and of the Ron Paul Institute in general will likely be familiar with the…

The “Democratic” Socialist Fantasy of “Getting Money Out of Politics”

By Chris Rossini “Democratic” Socialists are expert at exploiting people with their “something for nothing” promises. But they also perpetuate…

Individual Liberty Makes Purity Tests Irrelevant

By Chris Rossini The reality of human life is that we’re all one-of-a-kind and perfectly unique individuals. No one else…

The Real Bombshell of the Impeachment Hearings

By Ron Paul ​The most shocking thing about the House impeachment hearings to this point is not a “smoking gun”…

Middle East Blood Also on Washington’s Hands

By Daniel L. McAdams This week’s killing of Palestinian protesters in Gaza was not just the work of Netanyahu and…

Haspel is Not the Problem. The CIA is the Problem.

By Ron Paul ​As a general rule, when Dick Cheney favors a foreign policy position it’s best to be on…

On War, Gold, and My Years in Congress

The following interview was originally published at The Mises Institute. ​JEFF DEIST: What makes you optimistic, what makes you pessimistic about what…

America’s Incredible Shrinking Influence

By Ron Paul ​Just two weeks after President Trump pulled the US from the Iran nuclear agreement, his Secretary of…

Ron Paul: Bring troops home from Syria now

By Ron Paul I was disappointed to hear President Trump so quickly reverse his position on removing U.S. troops from…

Ron Paul Makes the Case for Libertarian Optimism

By Adam Dick ​American libertarians have plenty of reason to feel discouraged in this time of the United States government…