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The Failures of Obama's Foreign Policy

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog6 hours ago
Andrew Bacevich and John Mearsheimer, two leading foreign policy scholars, indict the interventionist foreign policy of the Obama administration.

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The Money Myths Behind the Creation of the Federal Reserve

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/18/2017
Roger Lowenstein's new book on the Federal Reserve relies on some well-worn myths about the monetary history of the United States.

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Inequality Doesn't Create Poverty

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2017
When egalitarians like Oxfam say some people are "worse off," they really mean those people are getting rich more slowly than some others.

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The Fortunes of Liberalism, in China and around the World

Blog01/18/2017

Peter Klein is interviewed by Tyler Xiong at Jifeng Bookstore about the forthcoming Chinese edition of Hayek's The Fortunes of Liberalism.

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Oxfam's Hypocrisy on Private Wealth

The EntrepreneurWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

By Oxfam's methods, anyone with a few bucks in the bank is causing poverty for the bottom 10%. Oxfam, of course, has much more than a few bucks.

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The Antidote to Marxist Literary Criticism

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog01/17/2017

In a new book Literature and Liberty, Allen Mendenhall brings a fresh eye to literary criticism — a discipline long marred by doctrinaire Marxism.

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