The industrial revolution improved not only production, but standards of living, political and economic freedom, and the spread of ideas and culture.
“If we do break free of Earth and take our rightful places as inhabitants of the Solar System, G. Harry Stine will deserve a place in that achievement’s history.”
Robert McDonald uses historical stories and data to detail the market revolution.
Ralph Raico discusses how historians have treated the Industrial Revolution and the rise of Otto von Bismarck and his notorious social insurance programs.
The alliance of the military technology industry and the growth of the government’s war authority has led to increasingly aggressive foreign policy.
Marxism is the philosophy calling for the working class to overcome capitalism and institute a socialist society. Politically, it has only caused disaster.
Libertarians celebrate increasing individual liberties as the main fuel for human progress - material, moral, and intellectual.
In our second portion of “Bartleby,” we ask why exactly his simple expression of preference remains so troubling and meaningful to the present day.
What was the historical relationship between enclosure and industrialism?
A failure at business and a failure at life, Jimmy Rose was a lot like the rest of his generation—drowning in change.
Melville suggests that unless the modernizing, industrializing world retained its humanistic sensibilities, we’ll create our own Hells.
After Bacon’s Rebellion, Virginia’s lawmaking elite institutionalized race—a counter-revolutionary tool to prevent combinations of black and white.
Despite its devastating consequences, the French Revolution (1789-1799) was a major event in the spread of democratic ideals.
Robert McDonald outlines the key events of the American Revolution, one of the most influential successes of liberty to date.
The Glorious Revolution brought Mary II and William III of Orange to the English throne and soothed the religious and political conflict of the English Civil Wars.
The invention of agriculture was certainly epochal and revolutionary, but writing dramatically sped up the course of progress.