Whenever the term “Cold War” is mentioned the vast majority of the world instantly thinks of the half-century long conflict between the United States and former Soviet Union, over the governing of the post-WWII world. Those who lived through it remember practicing duck and cover drills at school and stocking bomb shelters at home. The younger generations recall stories they read in their studies as well as those told by their veteran grandparents. Stories of young American men being sent as far as the jungles of Vietnam to the waves of the Caribbean in the campaign of countering communisms expansion. As far as their recollection goes, the infamous cold war ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall and dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, with the United States emerging as the worlds sole superpower. This piece exists to inform you that at the same time the Soviet Union and the west were threatening mutually assured destruction, another cold war was being orchestrated between another set of great powers. This piece was written to tell you about the cold war in the Middle East.Read Full Article
For many libertarians, Austrians, whatever group you want to call the dogmatic believers in laissez-faire economics, the gold standard would make the United States system much better.Read FULL ARTICLE
The first essay of this series was the introduction to “Neo-Voluntaryism” which asserts that the only logical and useful form of the NAP is one which allows for preemptive force as long as such an action meets a certain criteria. This criteria must be consistent, applicable to all forms of human action, and must also not lead to further aggression.Read FULL ARTICLE
Race is one of the most controversial topics for Americans to discuss. One must walk a rather fine line when discussing race as to not make or be accused of making any offensive comments. The theory that is generally accepted in society is that in regards to intellect, race means nothing. This statement may or may not be true, but regardless it is a good theory to live by. However, sociologists, philosophers, and genetic scientists have been popping up across the Western world to challenge this recent status quo. When are their points valid, and when do they cross the line into the territory of white supremacy?
Most People Are Underestimating Free Market Advances in Green Energy
The United States must produce less than a billion metric tons of CO2 equivalent gas emissions in order to become carbon neutral. Today, the US has an output of roughly 6.5 billion, with 5.5 billion coming from the energy sector. While this may appear to be a rather dire situation, energy sector emissions have fallen by nearly 1 billion metric tons since 2005.Read Full Article
Americans celebrate various holidays in celebration of various things. Legendary figures are common in American Mythology in which the best of them are celebrated by the country and federally recognized as “holy” days.
All You Need to Know About About Sea Warfare in the 21st Century
With over a hundred billion dollars in funding, hundreds of thousands of sailors and civilian personnel, hundreds of ships in service, thirty-one ships under construction, and over forty more on order, the United States Navy is the world’s most powerful and well-equipped maritime force in history. Challenging the US dominance, foreign powers have begun investing heavily in expanding and modernizing their militaries, with China and Russia together outspending the United States on military hardware once expenditures have been adjusted for purchasing power parity.Read Full Article