Tag Archives: World War II

Square Deals for Occupy Wall Street

Markets are sacred. Its a defining principle of American economics; at least rhetorically. Americans hold fast to the idea that markets are more efficient than command economies. That’s probably true in most instances. The history of the twentieth century seems … Continue reading

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Editorial – Trains and Rockets on October 4th

When we talk about where we’re going, we have to talk about October 4th. We’re always talking about where we’re going. October 4th might be about where we’re going as a country, as every year we seriously begin to consider … Continue reading

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A Decade After Disaster – American Responses to Pearl Harbor

Out of curiosity, we decided to take a look at how one particular American publication handled the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, and its legacy a decade later. I think the relevance should be obvious. In the December … Continue reading

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Governor Perry is Wrong – Relevant History on Keynesianism

At Wednesday night’s Republican Presidential debate, Governor Rick Perry of Texas declared Keynesianism dead. The Obama administration had proven that those types of policies don’t work with his $800 billion stimulus bill in 2009. The only solution to the economy’s … Continue reading

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