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The First Day of the Somme

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog07/01/2016

The Sacrifice of July 1, 1916. The first day of the Battle of the Somme was a human disaster.

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When Soviet Totalitarians Became American Allies

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog06/22/2016

June 22, 1941 marks the day that friends of Stalin in the West were finally able to portray their hero as an anti-Nazi hero for the world.

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Just Boundaries and National Self-Determination

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog06/20/2016

The whole point of national self-determination is to get top-down coercive power out of the picture.

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1916: The Breaking Point

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog06/12/2016

A hundred years ago, the crisis of the war was forging a new world organized around war itself.

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Pat Buchanan Is Wrong About Tariffs and Trade

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/31/2016

Pat Buchanan's "America First" economic writings in defense of protectionism are wrongheaded, and often historically inaccurate.

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Why Do Anti-War Movements Fail?

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/10/2016

In this survey of anti-war movements, David Lorenzo examines the political challenges they repeatedly encounter.

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Freedom Isn't Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/03/2016

Without the hard work of the US taxpayer, the US government's military would have no salaries or weapons. So why are the taxpayers thanking them?

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Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog05/03/2016

In a free society, you should never have to register your child or your gun.

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Time Magazine’s Oblivious Critique of China’s Rulers

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog04/13/2016

China's ruling class often reminds us of our own. Not that the editors at Time have enough self-awareness to notice.

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Keynes in 1939: The Coming War Will Solve our Unemployment Problem

War and Foreign PolicyMonetary Theory

On the eve of World War II, Keynes delivered a chilling address on the BBC, talking about the "great experiment" of curing unemployment through war expenditure.

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