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Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History
The big-business-connected creators of Social Security sought to use the system to punish their competitors in the small-business sector.
HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. History
Recent media coverage suggests more government spending and more government control is the only "solution" to rising suicide rates in America.
U.S. EconomyU.S. History
The US is often criticized for supposedly offering a lower quality of life than Europe. But far more Europeans migrate to the US than the other way around.
Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought
There is good reason to study Keynesianism: It helps us understand what the policymakers in government are likely to do in any given circumstance.
Legal SystemU.S. History
Lincoln's disregard for rights of due process was once highly controversial. And the old "we're at war" trick wasn't seen as a convincing excuse.
Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking
It is unfortunate that a scholar as careful as Robert Skidelsky has chosen to downplay the historical reality of the failure of central banking.
The tremendous advances, which have made it possible for women to achieve recognition as persons are undoubtedly due in large part to capitalistic contributions.
Big GovernmentLegal SystemU.S. History
The first attempts at gun control were aimed at disarming minorities. This has continued throughout American history.
If speech can be equated with violence, then the extent of government control in daily life can be greatly expanded.
We're in a boom period, which means household formation should be booming. But it's not.