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From Abortion to Circumcision, Democracy Won't Save Minorities from the Majority

Decentralization and SecessionPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/09/2018
Not every conflict in values can be solved with democracy or dialogue. Often, it just comes down to the majority trampling the minority.
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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 2: Nicaragua Conquered

U.S. HistoryWorld History

02/07/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton continues the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.
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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 1: William Walker’s First Failure

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/31/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton tells the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.
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Filibuster in Cuba, Part 2

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/24/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts Narciso López’s second attempt to overthrow Spanish rule in Cuba.
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Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate about Taxing Cash

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog01/23/2018
If Marvin Goodfriend’s dangerous views on monetary policy didn’t disqualify him from the Fed, certainly his dishonest testimony today should.
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FinTech, Robo Advisers, and the Soul of Swiss Banking

Swiss WatchGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Many Swiss bankers contend that modern ideas of "efficiency" in banking do not necessarily fit well with ideas of prudence.
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Filibuster in Cuba, Part 1

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/17/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses revolutionary Narciso López and the American annexation of Cuba.
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Falling Prices Are a Good Thing

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/16/2018
Entrepreneurs, in the pursuit of the price that will yield profits, will direct real funding towards the improvement of people’s lives and well-being.
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