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The Daily Hell of Life in the Soviet Bloc

World History

Blog11/20/2017
Any economic system that forces lions to go vegan should never be forgiven.

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The New York Times and the "Lost Cause" of Bolshevism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/15/2017
According to the New York Times, we should be mourning the passing of the Soviet era and all of its promises of a better life for all.

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Cradles of Capitalism: the City-States of Greece and Italy

Swiss WatchWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

Ancient and Renaissance city-states were some of the greatest incubators of economic and entrepreneurial activity.

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Why Populism Isn't Going Away

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

An ailing foundation of the economy provides fertile soil for dissatisfaction with the status quo.

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Mainstream Economists Whitewashed the Evils of Communism

SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/10/2017
There’s no excuse for any sentient being – especially an economist – to have praised the decrepit communist economic model by the 1980's.

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Disaster in Red: The Hundredth Anniversary of the Russian Socialist Revolution

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/08/2017
We are still fighting the battle between the ideologies of freedom and individualism versus political planning and collectivism today.

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Why a Small State Is More "Voluntary" than a Big One

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog11/07/2017
Because of their physical size, large states are able to exercise more state-like power than geographically smaller states.

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Mexico's Disastrous Drug War

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog11/01/2017
Ordinary street gangs could never ascend to the levels of criminality made possible by the US-sponsored drug war in Mexico.

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The Bolshevik Great Experiment: 100 Years Later

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/01/2017
So as we come to this particular grim centennial, we do well to examine the causes and repercussions of the Bolshevik Revolution.

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If American Federalism Were like Swiss Federalism, There Would be 1,300 States

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2017
Swiss political decentralization is far more small and localized than is the case in the United States.

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