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Thanks to NATO, Americans Pay for Turkey's Wars

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog02/19/2016

If our "representatives" in Washington cared anything for fiscal responsibility or keeping costs under control, the US would leave NATO immediately, or at least take a small step in the right direction by expelling Turkey from NATO, ASAP.

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1916 and the Health of the State

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryInterventionism

Blog01/21/2016

A century of altering the social and economic life in the West: World War I.

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Viva Venezuela... But Not Yet

World History

Nicholas Maduro is far from having surrendered his power after the latest elections.

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Hey Big Spender: France's Robust Military Spending

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog11/17/2015

When French President Francois Hollande declared this week that France is "at war," this could only possibly have been news to people who weren't paying attention. Of course, France is at war.

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The Silent, Slow, Stubborn Revolution

Media and CultureWorld History

The most effective revolutions are in fact silent, slow, stubborn, and most importantly, peaceful.

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Millions, Billions, Trillions: The Disaster of Socialism, Once Again

World HistoryMoney and BankingPrices

As news of Venezuela’s suffering keeps coming through, one cannot help but feel a certain sense of dread. All governments control the money supply to essentially the same extent that Maduro’s administration does. All around the world we have monetary socialism, where national...

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How the West Poisoned the Mind of the East

EducationGlobal EconomyWorld History

Europe and America did not cause the plight of the underdeveloped nations, but they have prolonged its duration by implanting in their intellectuals the ideologies which are the most serious obstacle to any improvement of conditions. The socialists and interventionists of the West have poisoned...

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog07/28/2015

Valiant Hearts is the rare game that combines engaging gameplay with a compelling narrative and a strongly anti-war message.

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A Bureaucracy Cannot Create a New Ideology

Global EconomyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

Mises had diagnosed these problems long before they became apparent.  In a series of essays written between the two World Wars—but also in Omnipotent Government published in 1944—, Mises showed that in a world where governments interfere in their domestic markets, and...

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