History

Harvesting History: Farmer Activism is Democracy’s Early Warning System

By Nick Deiuliis Elites have a long history of looking down on and patronizing the working classes. It’s a sad ...

It’s Time: Five Baseball Greats Deserving Spots in the Cooperstown Lineup

By Nick Deiuliis Listening yet again to Billy Crystal and the rest of the geriatric New York-centric elite wax on ...

The Illusion of “The End of History?”: Unraveling Fukuyama’s Miscalculations

By Nick Deiuliis Today the world is trembling with international strife. Russia continuing its brutal grind in Ukraine, Iran funding ...

Notes from the Underground: Libertarianism Hiding in Classic Lit

By Nick Deiuliis Fyodor Dostoyevsky is widely recognized as one of the giants of literature. Of his most noted works, ...

The Battle of Hurtgen Forest: Costly Failure and Lessons Learned

By Nick Deiuliis Those with a keen interest in World War II are familiar with the European Theater’s famous Allied ...

The Definitive Battle of the Civil War

The Civil War holds a unique space in the American experience.  We’ve been taught it in high school, entertained with ...

When a Blinded 1930s Writer Saw the 2022 Future

Aldous Huxley, the English author, was blinded for nearly two years by infection when he was a teenager. Despite his ...

Heed the Historical Rhyming of Ludwig von Mises’ Omnipotent Government

Ludwig von Mises was a shining light in the Austrian school of economics and for libertarianism. Despite the obsession Keynesians ...

Eight Teachings for Business Leaders from the Battle of Midway

This June marks the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Midway—a battle that proved the turning point in the Pacific ...

Plagues and Pandemics – Then and Now

The great Mark Twain quipped that history never repeats itself, but it rhymes.  Sometimes the rhyming can span thousands of years.  Such is the case ...

Malta: World War II’s Most Intriguing “What If?”

The Irresistibility of World War II “What Ifs?” History buffs love to contemplate alternative scenarios. World War II is a ...

Who’s Big Tech’s Daddy? Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, and Carnegie

Over the past 150 years, starting with post-Civil War Reconstruction, America has delivered to the world the largest improvement in ...