The history of Latin America is filled with tragic stories of countries reaching great heights — Argentina and Venezuela come to mind — and then falling back to mediocrity. Chile could be next if the protesters get their way.
Anthony Flood has written a defense of the compatibility of Austro-libertarianism with Roman Catholic thought, in response to a book by Christopher Ferrara critical of Austrian economics and libertarian ideas.
Today's neoconservatives have found common cause with the Left in destroying those who disagree with them. In fact, this habit of denying a forum to any and all dissenters has a long tradition in the conservative movement.