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U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWorld History
It is impossible to grasp the idea of sound money without realizing that it was devised to protect civil liberties against state despotism.
War and Foreign PolicyWorld History
By what yardstick would we threaten war for the independence of Taiwan but continue to tolerate 60 years of totalitarian repression in Cuba, 90 miles away?
Moscow has used naturalization and immigration to effect demographic change and encourage conflict between ethnic groups in neighboring states. It has proven to be an effective foreign policy tool.
Despite the Left's denials that Hitler was a socialist, a careful reading of his writings and speeches tells a different story. His sympathies lay with the workers, not the bourgeoisie.
U.S. EconomyWorld History
It is theoretically possible that through huge gains in productivity, the US could escape inflation and stave off a recession. But don’t count on it.
Do the low inflation rates mean that the purchasing power of Japanese and Swiss citizens has increased relative to other countries over time? The answer seems to be no.
Lenin called World War I a war among the capitalists of Europe. He was wrong. It was a war among oligarchs, statists who extract wealth from legitimate economic activity at the barrel of a gun.
Ukraine should have been a middle-income country by now. Instead, it is one of the poorest in Europe. If Ukraine joined the EU, it would be the poorest country and well below even Bulgaria.
A myth endures that Hitler supported private property and that a Nazi-capitalist alliance existed. In reality, the "capitalism" that existed under National Socialism had nothing to do with private property.
Justin Trudeau wants to crush the peaceful trucker protest. So he's invoking the Emergencies Act so the regime can pretty much do whatever it wants.