History Was Supposed to End. What Happened?

– December 1, 2019

Anyone paying close attention at the turn of the 21st century could foresee the impending failure of the social-democratic consensus throughout the developed world.  The exalted experts who rose to power in the postwar period built gigantic state- …

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Thanksgiving and the Birth of American Free Enterprise

– November 26, 2019

Once more it’s that time of the year when most Americans gather with family and friends to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The turkey is carved, the stuffing and sweet potatoes are passed around, and many slices of pumpkin pie are happily consumed. …

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The Birth of the Deep State: A History

– November 14, 2019

The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act (1883) created a merit-based system of examinations and other requirements, and a salaried class of government employees.

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The Dark History of Swedish Socialism (Video)

– November 12, 2019

Everyone knows that socialism is newly fashionable as an idea and system. With that has come a certain level of whitewashing of the real history. I’m not just speaking of the totalitarian variety with its poverty, inflation, starvation, and mass death. …

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The History and Meaning of the Berlin Wall

– November 4, 2019

The history of the Berlin Wall and the collectivist ideology behind it should remind us of how important a loss any of our freedoms can be.

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The Reprise of the Personal State

– October 25, 2019

The best idea of modernity was neither the personal nor nation state but the idea of human freedom, the conviction that societies and economies thrive most when left alone by bureaucracies and dictators.

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Actually, the Gilded Age Was Awesome for Equality

– October 25, 2019

The invocation of the Gilded Age like a cheap political talking point is bad economics and bad economic history.

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Collectivist Revivalism and the New Attack on Liberty

– October 22, 2019

Liberty cannot be destroyed as long as they are any who hold it dear in their hearts, who share what they know and understand about it with others.

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Introduction to Farsi Edition of Human Action

– October 15, 2019

Now you own it. Learn from it. Return to it again and again. May it always be with us, widely circulated in every land and every language, forever.

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progressivism is an imposter

Progressivism Is An Imposter

– October 8, 2019

We are nearly all socialists now, while not knowing it.

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Emergent Genius: The Case of Bill Evans

Emergent Genius: The Case of Bill Evans

– October 6, 2019

Great musical performance consists of at once learning all things and then forgetting all things to make something new. This is what Bill Evans did.

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Impeachment at Home and Climate Hysteria Abroad

– October 1, 2019

Do we need another demonstration that politics is the problem and not the solution to human affairs?

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