War and Foreign Policy

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A Reality Check on Defense Spending

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/26/2015

Time reports that Rand Paul has come out in favor of a sizable boost to defense spending.

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Keep Calm and Call the IMF

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismMoney and Banking

A new deal with the International Monetary Fund is in the books for Ukraine. 

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Microeconomics of War

War and Foreign Policy

Blog02/10/2015

The old Keynesian idea that war is good for the economy is not taken seriously by anyone outside the New York Times op-ed page. But much of the discussion still focuses on macroeconomic effects.

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The 200th Anniversary of the Hartford Convention

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/05/2015

The Hartford Convention is known now, as much as it is remembered, as an ideological precursor to Southern secession in 1860 and 1861....

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If the FBI Says It, It Must Be True

The Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

Blog12/30/2014

Why do so many people who claim to be against big government believe everything the government says about foreign policy? 

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Rothbard: Was the American Revolution Radical?

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog12/29/2014

In chapter 80 of Conceived in Libertyhis history of the American Revolution, Rothbard addresses modern attempts to re-frame the American Revolution as some sort of "conservative...

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Woodrow Wilson’s Faith in War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog11/21/2014

Laurence Vance reviews Malcolm D. Magee's new book on Woodrow Wilson.

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The October Issue of The Free Market Is Online!

The FedWar and Foreign PolicyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog11/17/2014

In case you missed it, be sure and check out the October issue of The Free Market, now online at Mises.org.

October's issue features a short adaptation of Jörg Guido Hülsmann's...

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Military Socialism

War and Foreign PolicyEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/10/2014

There’s a long history of comparing market competition to warfare. Game theorists, for example, sometimes use metaphors borrowed from military strategy to talk...

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