The Civil War was no clean contest between clear factions, no great battle between slavery and freedom, nor even a political war between the states.
Jonathan Blanks returns to discuss how versions of liberty were promoted by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights Movement.
A dog is man’s best friend, basically the presence of a faithful companion, is one explanation for the rise in pet ownership.
Our author concludes with a resounding call for Martin Van Buren, free soil, free speech, free labor, and free peoples the world over.
Anthony interviews Nicholas Mosvick to discuss the issue of conscription during the Civil War and its’ lasting impact.
Our author continues his assault on slavery by declaring that the world had advanced too far to allow slavery any further.
After defining his terms, our author shifts to a full explanation of slavery’s sinful violations of Christian precepts.
In an economic system characterized by consumer sovereignty, people’s values determine the outcomes markets deliver.
‘Forgotten America’ or ‘Alienated America’? Tim Carney joins us to discuss his book about the impact that strong communities have on people’s lives.
In 1848 Americans joined the bulk of Europe in sparking a revolutionary movement which slowly burned into an abolition wildfire.
Hold your cows, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s Green New Deal actually wouldn’t make enough of a global impact to matter.
The common slogan that we must “get money out of politics”, when referring to campaign finance laws, has it backwards.
Contrary to the fears of cultural critics, the rise of digitization has transformed film, music, books, & television for the better.
Seward’s “little bell” made for the perfect legend, whether he said the famous phrase or not.
John Tyler was the one person most responsible for squashing republicanism and establishing the empire.
Do your beliefs fall on the libertarian thought spectrum?
Krugman’s analysis of a 70% marginal tax rate forgets about consumer surplus, deadweight loss, & the difference between marginal & total value.