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Was the American Civil War a "Civil War"?

Blog05/28/2018

A war for independence and a civil war can be two very different things. 

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It's Been 20 Years Since France Minted that First Euro Coin

Global Economy

Blog05/28/2018

In the post-recession world, the ECB has fired multiple rounds in its arsenal of Keynesian weapons. But now it's out of ammo.

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The Liberation of Women

PovertyU.S. History

Blog05/26/2018

The tremendous advances, which have made it possible for women to achieve recognition as persons are undoubtedly due in large part to capitalistic contributions.

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It’s Time to Focus on the "School" in "School Shooting"

Blog05/26/2018

With a near monopoly of school shootings, public schools nevertheless continue to escape any scrutiny.

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How Identity Politics Is Changing Universities

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and Culture

Blog05/26/2018

Even the hard sciences are now expected to adjust reality itself to suit the demands of politicized university departments.

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On War, Gold, and My Years in Congress

Biographies

05/25/2018The Austrian
Dr. Paul has accepted the slings and arrows of critics over his long and ongoing career with quiet good humor, equanimity, and determination.

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"Freedom from Want" is Slavery for All

Big GovernmentSocialism

Blog05/25/2018

Americans must beware of Trojan-horse definitions of freedom — definitions that, once accepted, allow bureaucrats to take over everyone’s life. 

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Elon Musk, Crony Capitalist

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog05/25/2018

Government loves to set up "public-private partnerships"  for the benefit of both government and certain favored businesses.

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Socialism Is No Longer a Dirty Word

SocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/25/2018

Socialism has long led to pitting one group against another. But many younger taxpayers have yet to see the downside to this. 

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