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Join Victor Davis Hanson in an excerpt from Hillsdale College's online course, "The Second World Wars." https://bit.ly/2PZqllS From 1939 to 1945 the world was at war. Ultimately, the fight for freedom over tyranny was won in large part by superior strategy.Victor Davis Hanson, the Wayne...

"Austrian" economics owes its name to the historical fact that it was founded and first elaborated by three Austrians: Carl Menger (1840–1921), Friedrich von Wieser (1851–1926), and Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851–1914). The latter two built on Menger, though Böhm-Bawerk, in particular, made important additional contributions. Menger's...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetIn this seven-and-a-half-minute-long speech, Dan Hannan tells the House of Lords that fear of Covid-19 caused many people to resort to their “paleolithic heuristics,” and that “the world into which we emerge from lockdowns will be poorer, colder, more pinched, more authoritarian.” Indeed....

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 66 of Tom Palmer’s 2011 essay “Adam Smith and the Myth of Greed,” as this essay appears in the 2011 collection The Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors Won’t Tell You (Tom Palmer, ed.): A common mistake is to identify the...

Environmentalists tend to be suspicious of capitalism. In some cases, this suspicion bleeds over into outright hostility. Capitalism is often seen as the source of environmental problems such as pollution, resource depletion or blights on the landscape. And certainly the early stages of economic development...

Journalism is hard. To portray the world accurately to a layman audience without delving into the complexities and nuances of the universe we inhabit, writers must always simplify, explain, and make difficult content relatable for their readers. You can do this well and comprehensively, and...