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45 Years Without Gold

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyGold StandardMoney and Banking

The dollar's last tie to gold was severed 45 years ago. Gold had always been an inconvenience for governments looking for more debt and spending.

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Decentralize the Military: Why We Need Independent Militias

The Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog07/29/2016

A "well-regulated militia," controlled by the states, was once considered essential to providing a counterweight against federal power.

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Decentralize the Nuclear Arsenals

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog07/26/2016

With the American state broke and deeply in debt, it is just a matter of time until nuclear proliferation spreads to Japan, Germany, and South Korea.

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When Guerrilla Warfare Can Succeed — And When It Will Fail

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/20/2016

Murray Rothbard suggested that non-state insurgents were preferable to state-operated militaries. But can non-state armies ever succeed?

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How to Really Make America Safe Again

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/18/2016

The greatest threat to American safety is the actions of its own government.

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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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