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The Trouble With Politics

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

If my repeated insistence that I do not consent, is insufficient to indicate my lack of consent, then what kind of crazy moral system is this?

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Is the Market Our God?

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/03/2016

Not realizing that markets merely reflect the values of consumers, theologian Harvey Cox imagines that markets somehow force consumers to shop.

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Ideas Make Us Rich

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

Deirdre McCloskey contends that ideas — not capital accumulation or material resources — have caused widespread economic development.

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Is De-industrialization a "Natural Phenomenon" of Developed Economies?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

The decline in industrial production is in many ways the product of government interventionism.

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Populism Is Not an Ideology

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/26/2016

Populism is a strategy that may be used by any ideological group whose political agenda differs radically from that of the ruling class.

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What's the Difference Between Liberalism and "Neoliberalism"?

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/21/2016

When anti-capitalist leftists expound on the evils of "neoliberalsm," they are usually just attacking freedom and free markets in general.

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Faced with Angry Voters, the Elites Sour on Democracy

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/18/2016

In the wake of Brexit and other referendum votes that go against the leftist political orthodoxy, elites have decided democracy is a problem.

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Learning from the British Election of 1722

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/12/2016

Cato's Letters 69 and 70 focused on the British election of 1722. But they also provide useful insights Americans should consider this November.

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How Columbus Revolutionized the Global Economy

Global EconomyU.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/11/2016

Compared to Europe and Asia, the "frontier states" of the Americas really are something different.

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Why Hillary Clinton Wants You To Like The EU

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/07/2016

Governments hate decentralization, and politicians like Hillary Clinton hate it too.

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