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Financial MarketsMonetary PolicyWorld History
Japan's government is now addicted to easy money Abenomics. With Abe now gone, the next leader might tinker around with altered approaches, but it will be more of the same.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
What bureaucrats call "safety" often just means lower wages and more unemployment. This hardly provides workers with a safer and more secure life overall.
Although many Americans often conflate the two ideologies, conservatism and (classical) liberalism are historically quite distinct. Indeed, conservatism has long been explicitly hostile to both capitalism and classical liberalism.
Government policy encourages single parent household formation while discouraging full-time employment and driving up housing costs.
Compulsory public schooling is like having the government use the taxpayers' money to set up a nationwide chain of public newspapers and then compelling all people to read them.
The Asante (or Ashanti) Empire of West Africa is a reminder that slavery and political conquest are not at all unique to Europeans.
Free MarketsU.S. History
Jimmy Carter doesn't get credit for his deregulation efforts, but his initiatives probably were as significant a boost to the economy as any president has accomplished since 1980.
ProgressivismMedia and Culture
It seems that the rest of us will be forced to suffer as egalitarian rich kids work out their psychological problems through some window-smashing therapy.