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War and Foreign Policy
While Pence pointed out the massive violations of civil liberties in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba, he forgot to mention what has been occurring at the US's Guantanamo Bay.
War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
WWI symbolized the triumph of militarism and nationalism over the all-too-brief flourishing of liberalism — and also sowed the seeds of fascism, socialism, and the Second World War.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy
The Chinese government has to present unbreakable strength, but they are more vulnerable to a trade war than they admit.
Military spending in 2018 will be one of the biggest years for defense spending ever.
Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking
Europe must identify ways to limit their dependence on the US financial system – or else indeed be reduced to de facto-vassal status to DC.
Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy
As Trump considers ending the Iran nuclear deal, a look back at how the Bush administration betrayed one of its first allies in the "War on Terror."
War and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology
Acting to promote power political interests does not meet the criterion of humanitarianism, even if the missile attack is defended as a humanitarian gesture.
Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
California's governor refuses to send National Guard troops to the border on Trump's terms. State governments should refuse to send troops far more often than this.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy
America's subsidized arms industry also benefits greatly from presidential efforts to push international arms deals with foreign regimes.
There are many questions that need to be asked about the situation in Syria. But the Trump administration has no interest in asking them.