By William Watkins | Tuesday January 24, 2017 at 5:43 PM PDT | Comments Off on Is Donald Trump a Fascist?
There was much vitriol surrounding the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. One thing that struck me was the frequency with which commentators threw around the words fascism and fascist. For example, The Huffington Post warned that Trump’s Emerging Fascism Threatens the Nation; Salon chastised the country with the...
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By Robert Higgs | Sunday August 15, 2010 at 1:08 PM PDT | 19 Comments
I pose this question seriously, not as a physiologist, but as an economic historian. I am provoked to raise the question by an advertisement that Amazon sent me recently, calling my attention a book titled Can Capitalism Survive? Creative Destruction and the Future of the Global Economy. Seeing this sales pitch, my immediate reaction...
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