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Time for Another Revolution

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

12/21/2017Mises Daily Articles
In exchange for an income tax King George III would have conceded every point made against him by the colonists.
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The Pottawatomie Massacre

U.S. History

12/20/2017Audio/Video
In response to the Caning of Charles Sumner, radical John Brown took matters into his own hands by murdering five pro-slavery settlers.
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Two Portraits from the American Civil War

U.S. History

Blog12/09/2017
Among Northerners who rallied for war, nationalism, and not abolitionism, was the dominant factor.
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The Jerry Rescue, Uncle Tom, and Anthony Burns

U.S. History

11/29/2017Audio/Video
In this episode, Chris Calton discusses some of the most significant outcomes of the Fugitive Slave Act.
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The Christiana Resistance: The First Shots of the Civil War

U.S. History

11/22/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton looks at one of the first episodes of armed resistance to the Fugitive Slave Acts.
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Taxation Is Robbery

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

11/08/2017Mises Daily Articles
It took centuries to end the idea that taxes kept the privileged class in comfort and financed their wars. But now we're told taxes = civilization.
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The March to America's Civil War

U.S. History

11/01/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton gives a revisionist look at the period leading up to the Civil War.
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The Myth of "Nazi Capitalism"

Political Theory

10/30/2017The Austrian
The National Socialists weren't big fans of free markets.
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