The Case for Classical Liberalism

Liberalism today is associated with social liberalism and social democracy, yet it is a word which once was representative of liberty in both the cultural and economic sense. To fully understand what liberalism represented, it is important to understand its effect on modern society. In the 17th century in England, the ideas of early liberalism … Continue reading The Case for Classical Liberalism

Against Nationalism: How Nationalism is Un-American

In the course of the past couple of years, the United States and the world at large have held a renewed interest in nationalism. Whereas it was the Left who reacted against the globalization of the 1990s, the story of 21st Century globalization under the internet has been protested the most by people on the … Continue reading Against Nationalism: How Nationalism is Un-American

NATO in the Modern Day

     There is a remarkably necessary inquiry to be made into the modern-day necessity for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization-- a post-Cold War era military alliance designed to “safeguard the freedom and security of its members through political and military means.”[1] NATO’s primary concern during the latter half of the 20th century, for clear … Continue reading NATO in the Modern Day

The Alternative Right and Assad

The Alternative Right has certainly been active force over the past two years. After Hillary Clinton publicized the Alt-Right in an August speech, the group has become a routine part of national political discourse. Steve Bannon, the former editor in chief of Breitbart, which he once described as “a platform for the alt-right” became part … Continue reading The Alternative Right and Assad

Bank Regulations and Bailouts

One of the most heated debates in today's economic atmosphere is whether we should regulate private businesses or not, and normally I would take the side of not regulating unless we were discussing the banking industry. However, regulations are not all we need for the banking industry, we also need bailouts. If we have both … Continue reading Bank Regulations and Bailouts

The Austrian Business Cycle Theory Conundrum

The Austrian Business Cycle Theory (ABCT) is the primary basis for the Austrian school of economics. The ABCT separates the Austrian school from other capitalist economic schools in the sense that its primary purpose is to attack other economic schools. Monetarists and other capitalist schools will often debate over the government's involvement in the economy, … Continue reading The Austrian Business Cycle Theory Conundrum