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Joakim Book

Joakim Book is a writer and professional editor. He holds degrees in economics and financial history from the University of Glasgow and University of Oxford, and was a Mises summer fellow in 2017. His main research interests are monetary economics and the history of central banks. 

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Cultural Appropriation: The Nontheft of Something No One Owns

Media and CulturePoliticsProgressivism

10/07/2023Mises Media
Progressives have created a new thought crime: cultural appropriation. However, one cannot appropriate something that is not owned by anyone else.
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Totalitarian Ideals and Not Living by Lies

LanguagePhilosophyProgressivismThe Police StateWorld History

09/29/2023Mises Media
More than forty years ago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn urged his fellow Russians “not to live by lies.” In our politicized age, his words ring truer than ever.
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Cultural Appropriation: The Nontheft of Something No One Owns

Media and CulturePolitics

Blog09/11/2023

Progressives have created a new thought crime: cultural appropriation. However, one cannot appropriate something that is not owned by anyone else.

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Totalitarian Ideals and Not Living by Lies

LanguagePhilosophyProgressivismThe Police StateWorld History

Blog09/04/2023

More than forty years ago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn urged his fellow Russians “not to live by lies.” In our politicized age, his words ring truer than ever.

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What Happens When Human Progress Takes a Break?

U.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog02/09/2023

We have experienced an unprecedented increase in the standard of living throughout the world. But recent developments have been blocking progress for the past several years.

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