Economists and political elites fondly claim that economic growth is due to increased technological knowledge. That is only partly true.
Original Article: Does Technical Knowledge Always Lead to Economic Growth?
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Thomas A. Berry
The Constitution requires, as a default rule, that “Officers of the United States” must be nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. The Constitution allows only one potential exception to this default rule: If an officer is merely an “inferior officer,” Congress
Hans-Hermann Hoppe, in his book Democracy: The God That Failed and his 1995 article in the Journal of Libertarian Studies, set forth an interesting theory concerning the difference in time preference between a monarch and a democratic politician. The argument stresses the difference in the
Romina Boccia and Dominik Lett
The federal government may be heading toward a partial shutdown as soon as this weekend as Democrats and Republicans remain at great odds over funding bill details, including how much to spend on regular appropriations. In addition to disagreements over additional
In a joint appearance last Friday with Director‐General Ngozi Okonjo‐Iweala of the World Trade Organization at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai tried to reassure those who care about international trade of the strength of the commitment
While Leo Strauss did not share G.W.F. Hegel's acceptance of historicism, nonetheless he gives Hegel a sympathetic review. David Gordon takes a closer look at both men.
Original Article: Understanding Hegel from a Straussian Viewpoint
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) embargo on sales of crude oil from their member countries to the United States was a response to US support for Israel in the October 1973 Yom Kippur War against invading Egyptian and Syrian military forces. This
As I mentioned when introducing Cato’s new Defending Globalization project two weeks ago, we’ll be publishing new multimedia content throughout the fall and into 2024. Today we have three new essays and our first piece of interactive content: a 20‐question quiz on all things globalization.