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The Washington class could miscalculate and use force against the "deplorables." And if it reaches that point, the veneer of democratic legitimacy will be erased.
The true cost of America's wars—in lost productivity, resources, and opportunity cost—is far higher than even the official numbers of trillions spent on the Pentagon's many failures.
Money and Banks
The current system of freely fluctuating paper currencies with the US dollar as reserve currency would not have been possible without political centralization of monetary systems.
The evidence indicates that a prevalence of slavery in an economic system is a robust predictor of subpar economic growth and a creativity deficit.
The career of Philip Cortney, a friend of Mises and Hazlitt, provides some interesting insight into the first generation of the American Austrian school.
Book ReviewsU.S. History
Cronyism: when the government passes policies to benefit special-interest politicians, bureaucrats, businesses, and other groups at the expense of the general public.
Capitalism is not a "legacy of colonialism" in Africa. In fact, markets and interregional trade have long been practiced on the continent. And markets today are still the answer to raising standards of living.
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