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The Bombardment of Fort Sumter

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

7 hours agoAudio/Video
Chris Calton tells the incredible story of one of the most significant episodes in the history of the United States.

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The Racist History of Gun Control

Big GovernmentLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/22/2018

The first attempts at gun control were aimed at disarming minorities. This has continued throughout American history.

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Trump's Big Defense-Spending Plans Aren't Enough for this Beltway Think Tank

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/21/2018

Military spending in 2018 will be one of the biggest years for defense spending ever. 

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The Opponents of Public Education: New York State, 1870-1880

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

05/18/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Significant opposition surrounded the development of state supported public secondary and higher education in New York State throughout the latter nineteenth century.
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The Ethics of Boycotts

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

05/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
Whether we wish any particular boycott well or ill depends on our moral values. But a boycott is legitimate per se.

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The Crisis at Fort Sumter

U.S. History

05/16/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton analyzes Lincoln’s momentous—and historically controversial—decision.

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The (Empirical) Science Isn't Settled

Blog05/14/2018

"Because Science!" has become a popular refrain. I'm not just talking about climate studies. Hayek memorably described this mentality as "scientism".

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The Ideological Push for Legalization

05/11/2018Power & Market

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The Utter Failure of America's System of Indian Reservations

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/11/2018

On Indian reservations in America, there is a sickening lack of economic opportunity partly because of a lack of political autonomy and private property. 

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