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Central BanksDemocracyMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWorld History
Walter Bagehot, as Jim Grant writes, believed that bankers and central bankers should exhibit financial discipline. He would not recognize today's banking world.
Bureaucracy and RegulationEducationProgressivismWorld History
Adherents of leftist dogma increasingly push the notion that teachers should be permitted to distract, confuse, or influence their students by discussing their personal beliefs, ideas, and private activities and choices in the classroom.
PoliticsWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
Most Western historians claim that World War I came about because of aggression from Germany and Austria-Hungary. However, Great Britain and its ANZAC allies were not innocent bystanders.
The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. HistoryWorld History
A generation ago, the Berlin Wall fell and the USSR collapsed. Today, US monetary authorities are bringing down our own country.
Central BanksInflationMonetary PolicyWorld History
Robert Mugabe, once president for life of Zimbabwe, became infamous for hyperinflation and political repression. Today, he is becoming the patron saint of central banking.
PhilosophySocialismWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology
Philosopher Susan Neiman may be a leftist, but she recognizes the dangers of woke progressivism.
The EnvironmentProgressivismWorld History
The "first" Children's Crusade of 1212 ended in tragedy for those taking part. The "second" crusade is not going to produce any happy endings, either.
War and Foreign PolicyWorld History
Decolonization is a popular academic and media buzzword. But is colonialism actually responsible for poverty in developing countries? This question deserves an honest answer.
DemocracyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
One excuse that political elites give when they drag nations into war is that the conflict was "inevitable" or "unavoidable." Ralph Raico knew better.
InflationMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWorld History
Central banks usually don't admit their guilt in the destruction of money, but the Bank of England unwittingly comes clean.