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Will Latin America Finally Embrace Markets?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/22/2016

Recent defeats for left-wing governments in Latin America are a good thing, but the region has a long way to go in embracing free markets.

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The European Miracle

Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

Blog12/14/2016

It was in Europe — and above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time.

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Why the Hysteria Over the Italian Referendum?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/06/2016

The recent Italian vote helped to get rid of a pro-EU prime minister. Unfortunately, Italy is not much closer to the pro-market revolution it needs.

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The Week in Review: December 3, 2016

The Police StateWorld HistoryInterventionismMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/02/2016

American's should worry less about companies leaving for oversees, and more about how government is eroding their freedoms.

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Fidel Castro: Hero or Cold-blooded Murderer?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/01/2016

Under Castro, Cuba has really been two Cubas. There is relative abundance for the ruling class, and cruel, enforced poverty for everyone else.

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Remembering Castro's Brutal Dictatorship

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/29/2016

Even with all the information available to us today, many still seem to have a distorted view of history when it comes to the "Comandante."

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The Trouble With Politics

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

If my repeated insistence that I do not consent, is insufficient to indicate my lack of consent, then what kind of crazy moral system is this?

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Is the Market Our God?

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/03/2016

Not realizing that markets merely reflect the values of consumers, theologian Harvey Cox imagines that markets somehow force consumers to shop.

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Ideas Make Us Rich

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

Deirdre McCloskey contends that ideas — not capital accumulation or material resources — have caused widespread economic development.

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