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Everything Wrong with the Presidents

Everything Wrong with the Buchanan Administration

by Ellen Kelly on May 28, 2019

President Buchanan amassed the largest fiscal imbalance of a pre-Civil War administration not engaging in a foreign war and that fact only scrathes the surface of his shortcomings.

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Commerce and Trade in Ancient Africa: Aksum

by Ibrahim Anoba on May 24, 2019

The power and importance of Aksum were paralleled by no other African civilization during the period of its existence besides Egypt writes Ibrahim Anoba in his latest installment of Ancient African economies. 

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The Use of Euphemisms in Political Debate

by Alex Nowrasteh on May 14, 2019

Euphemisms tend to serve as signals of political-tribal membership, but also as means to convince ambivalent voters to support one policy or the other.

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Buddhist Ethics Does Not Advocate State Action

by Aaron Ross Powell on May 9, 2019

Engaged buddhists too often lean progressive because they don’t understand the fundamental nature of the state that they rely on.    

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Sidney Parker, Egoist: Against All Systems

by David S. D’Amato on May 7, 2019

Sidney Parker’s thoroughgoing Stirnerite individualism set him outside and against all political and moral ideologies.

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What is a Conservatarian?

by Brad Polumbo on Apr 4, 2019

Many young conservatives favor markets and reject social intolerance without embracing an ideologically libertarian position.

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The Ancient Rights of Englishmen

by David Edwards on Mar 27, 2019

When the American revolutionaries declared their independence, it was founded on a solid thousand years of English history.

Everything Wrong with the Presidents

Everything Wrong with the Truman Administration

by David S. D’Amato on Mar 20, 2019

Was Harry Truman one of the worst terrorists of all time? If words mean anything anymore—then absolutely, yes.