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Booms and BustsWorld History
Economic disasters often lead to a rise in the number of people willing to work in the sex trades — which are staffed mainly by desperate people.
Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPolitical Theory
In Nation, State, and Economy, Ludwig von Mises offered a radical alternative to the prevalent models for solving national conflicts.
Decentralization and SecessionWorld History
In a way, the separation of the Czechs and Slovaks was like Brexit and the UK’s 1980s privatizations combined, only a lot more complicated.
Media and CultureWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology
Steven Pinker’s attempt to rescue the Whig theory of history and demonstrate that we live in the best of all worlds turns out to be an utter failure.
Global EconomyWorld History
New Brazilian president Bolsonaro does not pretend to understand much about economics, but some of his advisors may move in the right direction.
World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology
Some Marxists have been quite explicit about their desire to apply the Marxist idea of exploitation to nearly every facet of society.
Taxes and SpendingWorld History
The United Nations has big plans for your tax money.
World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
The Nobel committee this year showed that it has embraced clever economic modeling as a replacement for scientific progress.
As they did with Trump, the media categorizes Brazil's Bolsonaro as a “hateful” candidate, but it never tries to take a serious look at how Brazilians have suffered under leftist regimes.
Legal SystemWorld History
In spite of stringent gun-control measures, Brazil's homicide rates are among the worst in the world. Now there's a movement to let more Brazilians defend themselves with private gun ownership.