History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Slavery Hampered White America More Than It Helped

This essay was originally published on The Alternative Hypothesis under the title "Whites Did Not Benefit from Slavery." It has been slightly edited by the editor-in-chief. There exists a popular myth that whites (as a whole) benefited from slavery, and that whites are as well off as they are today because of slavery. Obviously the… Continue reading Slavery Hampered White America More Than It Helped

Current Events, History/Culture

Race and Crime: The Causes of Black Crime Rates

This essay was originally published on The Alternative Hypothesis under the same title. First, let’s look at the basic statistics on race and crime in America. Some people like to point out that Whites commit more crimes each year than Blacks. This is true, but only because Whites make up a greater proportion of the… Continue reading Race and Crime: The Causes of Black Crime Rates

A Spontaneous Order, Politics/Economics

A Spontaneous Order: The Corporation

Consider purchasing a copy of A Spontaneous Order: The Capitalist Case For A Stateless Society Corporations are one of the most stigmatized and misunderstood institutions in the economy.  Like many other prejudices, however, this malcontent is not completely unfounded as various corporations and their agents have pushed for the implementation of harmful and exploitative measures.… Continue reading A Spontaneous Order: The Corporation

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Hoppe’s Foreword to “White, Right, and Libertarian”

Please Consider Purchasing A Copy Of White, Right, and Libertarian.  Also, see "Clearing Up the Hoppe Foreword Controversy."   The social theory sailing nowadays under the label “Austro-Libertarianism” has a long and prominent history going back many centuries, culminating during the second half of the 20th century in the work of Murray N. Rothbard, and continued today… Continue reading Hoppe’s Foreword to “White, Right, and Libertarian”

A Spontaneous Order, Politics/Economics

A Spontaneous Order: Free Market Environmentalism

Consider purchasing a copy of A Spontaneous Order: The Capitalist Case For A Stateless Society It is often thought that free enterprise is somehow at odds with environmental preservation. That is to say, there is an argument that one may only be able to profit financially through the consumption, depletion, and exhaustion of the Earth… Continue reading A Spontaneous Order: Free Market Environmentalism