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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.
U.S. EconomyU.S. History
We're in a boom period, which means household formation should be booming. But it's not.
On Indian reservations in America, there is a sickening lack of economic opportunity partly because of a lack of political autonomy and private property.
Media and CultureU.S. History
As with the right to free speech in general, expressing one's property rights depends partly on whose property one is standing.
U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology
Spooner would have defined today's drug war advocates as those who “usurp absolute control over the minds and bodies of their fellow men.”
Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPrices
The crude oil “daisy chain” reseller boom is just one example of the absurdity of the 1970s price controls on the oil and gas sector.