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SocialismTaxes and SpendingWorld HistoryInterventionism
Emmanuel Macron said he wanted to make France more free and more competitive. But his failed tax increase on gasoline shows just how fragile reform attempts are in France.
U.S. HistoryWorld History
Neoliberalism is a not a free-market or libertarian ideology. It's really just a throwback to the mercantilism of old, in which government-sponsored monopolies push their agendas on everyone else.
Sadly, the practice of branding political opponents as “insane” is not confined to the now-defunct Soviet state.
Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingWorld History
It's important to make the moral case for lower taxes, but we shouldn't overlook simply defending institutional competition.
Media and CultureWorld History
If the world's most popular historical sites are to be preserved from overuse by tourists, ownership of these places will need to be more forcefully established, and access more carefully controlled.
France did not adopt collectivism overnight. Rather, it has seen key periods that have made France fertile soil for a certain brand of aggressive socialism.
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.