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Chris Calton

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.

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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 1: William Walker’s First Failure

U.S. HistoryWorld History

Chris Calton tells the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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Law Enforcement Is Not the Same Thing as Security

Legal SystemTaxes and Spending

As government grows, more people are identifying certain law enforcement obligations as, to them, morally questionable, if not outright immoral.

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More on Bitcoin and the Regression Theorem

01/25/2018Power & Market

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Minecraft and Crusoe Economics

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Minecraft serves as a model of a simple, developing economy that — not unlike the real world — continues to develop by accumulating capital.

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Filibuster in Cuba, Part 2

U.S. HistoryWorld History

Chris Calton recounts Narciso López’s second attempt to overthrow Spanish rule in Cuba.

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