By Benjamin David Robson | Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 2:23 PM PDT | Comments Off on How NYU Can Learn from China
When I studied in London last year as part of my university’s exchange program, I experienced first-hand the inefficiencies of monopolies propped up by central authorities. The “central authority” I speak of is not, perhaps, what you are thinking of: the UK government, or worse, the ‘notorious’ European Union. Rather, I use the term...
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By Robert Higgs | Tuesday September 1, 2009 at 6:09 PM PDT | 69 Comments
September 1, 1939—exactly seventy years ago today—is customarily considered the day when World War II began, owing to the German invasion of Poland. Of course, some belligerents, most notably the Japanese and the Chinese, had already been at war for years, and others did not join the fray until later. The United States actually began...
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