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What Is Cultural Marxism?

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog06/21/2018

Cultural Marxism is the philosophy that underlies today's trend toward crushing all dissenting opinions.

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Shelley's Radicalism: The Poet as Economist

Media and Culture

06/20/2018Books
Sometimes poets have something to teach economists.

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War Comes to Virginia

U.S. History

06/20/2018Audio/Video
The war in Virginia begins with a few minor skirmishes following the Union occupation of Alexandria and Arlington.

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Three Non-Libertarian Books You Should Be Reading

Legal SystemMedia and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/15/2018

These three books can open up a deeper understanding of war, drugs, and human society in general.

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Martial Law in Maryland

U.S. History

06/13/2018Audio/Video
After the Pratt Street Riot, President Lincoln and General Scott take more drastic measures to secure Maryland for the Union.

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The Role of Calvinism in the Dutch Golden Age

World History

The Dutch Republic transformed the fervor of predestination into faith in personal destiny — and the singularly capitalistic means of getting there.

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The Pratt Street Riot and Baltimore’s Secession

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

06/06/2018Audio/Video
Baltimore citizens resist the movement of the Union troops, leading to the first blood spilled in combat during the Civil War.

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There Was a Time When the Feds Took Habeas Corpus Seriously

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog06/05/2018

Lincoln's disregard for rights of due process was once highly controversial. And the old "we're at war" trick wasn't seen as a convincing excuse. 

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Secession: The Second Wave

U.S. History

05/30/2018Audio/Video
After Lincoln’s call for 75,000 volunteers to suppress the “Southern Rebellion,” the Upper South states reconsider their decision to remain in the Union.

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