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Have Progressives Won “The Culture War?”

Media and CultureStrategy

Blog58 min ago

There is no bright shiny line between cultural issues and economic ones. 

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Harpers Ferry, Part 1: The Plan

U.S. History

Chris Calton tells the story of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry.

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How the Pentagon Devours the Budget

War and Foreign Policy


In explaining the flood of funding headed toward weapons contractors, one defense analyst noted that “diplomacy is out; air strikes are in."

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How Juan Perón's Left Populism Destroyed Argentina's Economy

Big GovernmentWorld History

Some scholars want the Democrats to embrace Perón's policies. This isn’t quite as bizarre as arguing for Venezuelan socialism, but it’s close.

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How Central Banks Stoke Stock Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

There are two important ways through which the central bank and its effectively inflationary machinations influence stock prices.

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How Markets Foster Human Cooperation

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Only human beings know how to overcome irreconcilable, nature-given conflicts: by embarking upon cooperation.

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Health Care: American Mania vs. Canadian Sclerosis

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

The Canadian medico-sclerosis would have been worse if it weren’t for the American medico-mania which has brought an unbelievable number of innovations.

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How to Kill 300,000 Americans with Opioids

HealthLegal System

If someone wanted to kill thousands of Americans through opioid addiction, they couldn't do much better than America's current drug policies.

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How the Leviathan State Built the Washington Monument

U.S. History

At first privately funded, the federal government — bloated after the Civil War — stepped in to finish the Washington Monument with federal funds.

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