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EducationU.S. HistoryWorld History
Wealthy Hollywood types, being relentless and cynical social climbers, figured out years ago that college is mostly about social status and certification.
Thanks to trade and the pursuit of private-sector profits, even the poorest regions of the world have gained access to modern telecommunications at an astounding speed.
World HistoryPolitical Theory
A society in which [classical] liberal principles are put into effect is usually called a capitalist society, and the condition of that society, capitalism.
Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History
Citizenship based on a person's current location is a long and well-established principle in the Americas. But this is not the case back in Europe.
Angela Merkel has caused cultural blowback with seemingly unchecked migrant flows while simultaneously harming business with higher taxes and more anti-business regulation. The results have not been great.
Media and CultureWorld History
People are not economic automatons who necessarily arrange their families in ways that advertisers and employers want them to.
Free MarketsWorld History
Under capitalism, the common man was no longer a drudge who had to be satisfied with the crumbs that fell from the tables of the rich.
The right to property was not included in Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms. And it shows.
Anthony de Jasay, an important free market economist and political philosopher passed away on January 23.
World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
As a government economist for Austria following WWI, Mises fought a losing battle against reckless policies of inflation and government spending.