Protectionism as a Path to Piety

Protectionism as a Path to Piety

John Howting

Frédéric Bastiat’s Candlestick Makers’ Petition, an open letter to the French Parliament written in 1845, gets trotted out by free-trade fundamentalists every time anyone says the word tariff.

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Not Like the Other

Not Like the Other

Justin Raimondo

We often hear opponents of U.S. action abroad denounced as “anti-American.” On the other hand, these alleged anti-Americans present themselves as anti-interventionists—opponents of the policy and not the country.

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Deplorable Duke

Deplorable Duke

Tom Piatak

In 1979, as John Wayne was dying, his friend and costar in five movies, Maureen O’Hara, went to Capitol Hill to urge Congress to issue a medal honoring Wayne.

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  • The Liberal Mind

    Ralph Berry | April 22, 2019

    “The Liberal Mind” might seem a large subject. In practice, it is not. It is defined through the words and actions of its believers, who operate within a tight compass, not quite hermetically sealed but near enough.

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  • Olaf Stapledon: Philosopher and Fabulist

    Stephen R.L. Clark | April 18, 2019

    The most widely known of Merseyside philosophers was never a full-time academic. But he gave classes for the Workers Educational Association from 1912, extra-mural lectures on philosophy from the 20's, gained his Ph.D. in Liverpool in 1925, and was an active and famous philosopher till he died, in 1950.

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