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State regulation of marriage—and the ensuing secularization of marriage that followed—is a historical development that was part of the larger trend toward the expansion of state power.
Central BanksInflationMoney and BanksWorld History
Long before there was the infamous German inflation of 1923, the Reichsbank created the scenario of monetary debasement.
Free MarketsSocialismU.S. HistoryWorld History
The Pilgrims tried socialism at Plymouth. After two years, they returned to private enterprise. Likewise, Israel was founded as a socialist state but has back turned toward free markets.
For families and friends gathering for Thanksgiving this year, many will assemble in a room called the "dining room." This is a modern luxury made possible by the bourgeois merchants of old.
Free MarketsKeynesProgressivismWorld History
Europe is in crisis, thanks to its progressive leadership. Václav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, points out the problems and offers a remedy: free markets.
Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld History
The standard line from progressives is that free markets usually fail in developing countries. The economic numbers tell a much different story.
The FedU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
Historians praise the US entry into World War I because it enabled an Allied victory. But it also led to the economic disasters of the 1920s and ’30s.
Roman keynesianism that ruined the empire and destroyed the Roman economy.
The Soviet regime relentlessly expanded the money supply. To prevent inflation, the regime then created shortages through price controls and economic stagnation.
War dissenters are branded "Putinists" by the foreign policy elites who casually flirt with nuclear war. But preferring negotiations to World War III hardly makes one a Putin sympathizer.