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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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Central Banks Haven't Always Been Quite as Bad as They Are Now

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Restrained by both ideology and public sentiment, central banks were once kept from the sort of antics they now regularly indulge in.

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Labor and Capitalist Exploitation: Böhm-Bawerk and the Close of Marx’s System

Political Theory

Marx was wrong about the basics of value and exchange — and thus was wrong about the relationship between owners and laborers.

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Was the American Civil War a "Civil War"?

Blog05/28/2018

A war for independence and a civil war can be two very different things. 

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China Must Walk a Fine Line Between Nationalism and Global Trade

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/24/2018

The Chinese government has to present unbreakable strength, but they are more vulnerable to a trade war than they admit. 

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The Bombardment of Fort Sumter

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

05/23/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton tells the incredible story of one of the most significant episodes in the history of the United States.
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The Crisis at Fort Sumter

U.S. History

05/16/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton analyzes Lincoln’s momentous—and historically controversial—decision.
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In What Way Are Political Representatives Representative?

Political Theory

Blog05/12/2018

Is it possible to represent a constituency of people who hold varying and diverse opinions without betraying some of those same constituents?

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