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The Bombing of Hiroshima: The Crime and the Cover-Up

PoliticsProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy


The real effects of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima were hidden from Americans until the New Yorker published an exposé in 1946. Americans finally were confronted with the truth—even if they didn't want to believe it.

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The Profiteers of Armageddon

War and Foreign Policy


Neither Oppenheimer nor the discussion sparked by it has explored one of the most important reasons for the continued existence of nuclear weapons: the profits it yields America’s massive nuclear-industrial complex.

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Has World War III Already Begun?

Economic PolicyThe FedWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


The recent actions of the Federal Reserve are reminiscent of central bank activities in wartime.

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They Didn't Listen: The Reality of Hayek’s Bestseller

Big GovernmentHayekProgressivismThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


In 1944, F.A. Hayek's best-selling book, The Road to Serfdom, warned the West that the "free" nations would lose their freedom as government expanded. He was right.

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How East Germany's Stasi Perfected Mass Surveillance

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationSocialismWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


The East German secret police, the Stasi, developed the art of mass surveillance using pre-digital  methods. Modern tech now makes the job a lot easier. 

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The Media and Ukraine War Coverage: Where Truth Takes a Holiday

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


Despite the rhetoric we hear from mainstream media organizations, its coverage of the Ukraine war borders on outright propaganda.

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The BRICS Currency Project Picks Up Speed

Central BanksMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWar and Foreign Policy


Several nations look to develop a gold-based currency to bypass the US dollar. The world shall see after the BRICS nations meet next month how successful they are.

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Belgian Colonialism of the Congo: Facts and Fiction

EuropeWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


Like many colonial ventures, Belgium's involvement in the Congo had some successes—and many failures.

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To Smoke or Not to Smoke: The Cigarette Economy in Postwar Germany, 1945–48

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyFree MarketsU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


Postwar Germany was occupied, in ruins, with an economy in chaos. Germans were reduced to using cigarettes supplied by American GIs as money.

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A Peaceful International Order Needs Free Markets

PoliticsProtectionism and Free TradeThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


The recent declaration of the G7 sounds more like "we want to rule the world" than "we want peace." Other nations are tired of the West's phony Rules Based Order.

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