By Robert Higgs | Tuesday March 26, 2013 at 2:37 PM PDT | 27 Comments
In 1913, exactly a century ago, the United States was a flourishing, economically advanced country. Its real output per capita was the world’s highest. It produced a great abundance of agricultural products and was a leading exporter of cotton, wheat, and many other farm products. Yet it also had the world’s largest industrial sector,...
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Tags: American History, Free Market, History, Liberalism, Liberty, Personal Liberty, Politics, The State, War
By Carl Close | at 10:28 AM PDT | 0 Comments
The Spring 2013 issue of The Independent Review—the Independent Institute’s flagship scholarly journal, edited by Robert Higgs—is hot off the press. Below you’ll find links to articles and book reviews that address a host of intriguing questions: Why have domestic police agencies across the United States resorted increasingly to “no-knock” raids and other military-type...
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Tags: American History, Books, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Corporatism, Corruption, Economics, Environment, Food, Free Market, History, Housing, Land use, Liberalism, Liberty, Peace, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, Police, Politics, Presidential Power, Progressivism, Regulation, Transportation