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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Doesn't Understand What Capitalists Do

Blog12/05/2018

While it may seem to many that the capitalist provides no benefit to the market, but without Earnhardt Jr. taking on the function of the entrepreneur, there would be no car to drive, no strategy to call, no wrench to turn.

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What's Next for Brazil's "New Right"?

Blog12/03/2018

Brazil's new president has made many statements favorable to many pro-market reforms. But will he focus on economic reforms or the social conservatism favored by many of his supporters?

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Free Will and the Market Place

Free Markets

Blog11/29/2018

If the laws of economics are either unknown or not heeded, the inevitable penalty will be an economy of scarcity and poverty.

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Indians and the Confederacy, Part 3: The Trail of Blood on Ice

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/29/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts the Trail of Blood on Ice: an attempt by neutral fugitive Indians to escape to Kansas.
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Let There Be Light: The Documentary the Army Suppressed

Blog11/28/2018

The US Army commissioned a propaganda film on recovering veterans. But the Army nixed the program after the film ended up showcasing the horrors of war.

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Indians and the Confederacy, Part 2: The Cherokee Nation

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/21/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts the division of the Cherokee nation into those who favored the Union and those who wanted to ally with the Confederacy.
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How the Nazis Converted German Agriculture to Socialism

Blog11/19/2018

In line with Nazi economic totalitarianism overall, the National Socialists took total control of German agricultural while leaving in place an ersatz form of private ownership.

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The Economic Basis of Culture

Media and Culture

11/15/2018Audio/Video
"Sure, maybe capitalism produces more goods more affordably," the Marxists say, "but it corrupts our souls." In this 90-minute lecture, English professor Paul Cantor discusses how culture has become the "last frontier" of Marxism.
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