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The Economic Basis of Culture

Media and Culture

11/15/2018Audio/Video
"Sure, maybe capitalism produces more goods more affordably," the Marxists say, "but it corrupts our souls." In this 90-minute lecture, English professor Paul Cantor discusses how culture has become the "last frontier" of Marxism.
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Indians and the Confederacy, Part 1: "Civilizing" The Five Nations

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/15/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton presents some important pre-war background history on the Cherokees, Creeks, Chickasaws, Choctaws, and Seminoles.
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The Brutality of Slavery

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

11/14/2018Audio/Video
In a slave system, threats of brutality underlay the whole relationship.
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Jeff Deist on "The Show"

Media and CultureStrategy

11/09/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist on the importance of alternative sources for news, economics, history, and politics.
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Canadian Medicare as a Model for the United States

HealthTaxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

11/08/2018Audio/Video
In this 42-minute talk, Canadian historian and political scientist Ronald Hamowy discusses the basics of how Canadian healthcare works, plus the many rarely-mentioned true costs of the system.
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No Matter How You Vote, Politicians Don't Represent You

StrategyPolitical Theory

11/08/2018Audio/Video
One of the most foundational assumptions behind modern democracy is that the elected officials somehow represent the interests of those who elected them.
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Union Diplomacy, Part 2: The Trent Affair

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/07/2018Audio/Video
After months of growing tension between the United States and Britain, a single event almost plunges the two countries into war.
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On Voting

11/07/2018Audio/Video
Since each person votes for different reasons, we can't morally say that the outcome of an election binds people to any specific law or policy.
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No, Voting Doesn't Mean You "Support the System"

StrategyPolitical Theory

11/06/2018Audio/Video
Voting "no" on a tax increase doesn't mean you really consented to it.
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