Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.
See also his YouTube channel here.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
Bureaucrats manipulate government shutdowns so that they are likely to produce the political outcomes the bureaucrats want.
The academic trends in recent decades demonstrate just how far academia has fallen (or, alternatively, how bad it has always been) when it comes to fashionable political agendas.