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1916: The Breaking Point

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog06/12/2016

A hundred years ago, the crisis of the war was forging a new world organized around war itself.

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Pat Buchanan Is Wrong About Tariffs and Trade

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/31/2016

Pat Buchanan's "America First" economic writings in defense of protectionism are wrongheaded, and often historically inaccurate.

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Why Do Anti-War Movements Fail?

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/10/2016

In this survey of anti-war movements, David Lorenzo examines the political challenges they repeatedly encounter.

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Freedom Isn't Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/03/2016

Without the hard work of the US taxpayer, the US government's military would have no salaries or weapons. So why are the taxpayers thanking them?

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Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog05/03/2016

In a free society, you should never have to register your child or your gun.

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Time Magazine’s Oblivious Critique of China’s Rulers

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog04/13/2016

China's ruling class often reminds us of our own. Not that the editors at Time have enough self-awareness to notice.

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Keynes in 1939: The Coming War Will Solve our Unemployment Problem

War and Foreign PolicyMonetary Theory

On the eve of World War II, Keynes delivered a chilling address on the BBC, talking about the "great experiment" of curing unemployment through war expenditure.

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Terrorist Attacks Made Worse by Government Failure in Europe

The Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog03/28/2016

People are not supposed to notice that every terrorist attack represents a major government failure and that rewarding failure with more of the same policies only invites more failure.

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A Boom Town Recession That Could Save Us All

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsThe FedGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyBusiness CyclesGold Standard

Blog03/23/2016

Recessions are good for an economy because they involve a resolution process, but a big recession for this boom town could be great for the world economy.

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Radical Ideologies Are Only One Part of the Terrorism Equation

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/23/2016

Pointing out the follies of Western foreign policy is not to apologize for Islamic radicals. It is simply to point toward a way that the West could make a positive impact in favor of ordinary Westerners right now, with the added benefit of being morally correct as well.

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