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U.S. HistoryWorld History
The fact that some Americans supported slavery in the eighteenth century is not at all remarkable. Most of the world agreed with them. What is remarkable is that many of them sought to abolish slavery in the new republic.
In an unhampered economy, stock prices would reflect the availability of savings for investment and capital. But in an inflationary economy, rising stock prices suggest something very different.
Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic Freedom
Leonard Read has explained how so many Americans arrived at the clearly false notion that a government post office is necessary.
U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
The egalitarian society is pledged to common cultural values resulting in a rigorous homogeneity. Thus, a man who stands in contempt of the prevailing ideology has no rights under the law.
Every economic system is a mixture of market action and state control. The Marxist strategy is to blame every ill caused by state intervention on capitalism.
War and Foreign PolicyWorld History
President Bill Clinton’s favorite "freedom fighter" in Kosovo just got indicted for mass murder, torture, kidnapping, and other crimes against humanity.
Nozick tries and fails to show how a minimal state might justifiably arise from Rothbardian anarchy.
Federal judges invented the notion of "qualified immunity" to protect police from lawsuits. So now Colorado has done an end run around the federal courts and removed qualified immunity as a defense.