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Thomas Paine, whose fiery essay "Common Sense" made a case for the American Revolution, is a much-neglected American founder.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLawThe Police State
Biden wants to roll out yet another "assault" weapons ban. Supporters claim it will reduce crime, but it will do no such thing.
The FedInflationBusiness Cycles
As the inevitable economic downturn becomes more evident, the Fed will attempt to stop deflation. But what this economy needs is a good dose of it.
While Andrew Koppelman has made a good faith effort to understand and portray libertarianism, he makes some serious errors regarding Rothbardian thought. David Gordon helps to set him straight.
Booms and BustsMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke and two other economists have received the Nobel in economics this year. Their work on banking is weak on causality and fails to recognize the damage done by the central bank.
PaternalismWar and Foreign Policy
Is there a case for an American empire? Professor Nigel Biggar of Oxford University believes so, but David Gordon sets him straight.
DemocracyProperty RightsWorld History
By compensating slave owners for the abolition of slavery, Great Britain ended the scourge of chattel slavery long before it was ended in the Americas.
Austrian Economics Overview
"Economics is about how we behave, which comes from our personal valuation, in and relative to the physical world."