The Time magazine article creating "the gateway drug" myth in the 1970s provided no citations for its claims, except ambiguous references to unnamed “experts.” The evidence remains elusive 40 years later.
The true aim of these “scholar activists,” as many academics have begun calling themselves, is to propagate socialism by redefining capitalism to encompass every evil of human history. Which means they're mostly attacking straw men.
In this special collaborative episode, Chris Calton and Dangerous History Podcast's "Professor CJ" share the vivid memoirs of two young soldiers fighting on opposing sides of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War.
The Scholastics were constrained in their development of economics by considerations of deference to authority and by the relatively slow development of the external economic conditions upon which to reflect.