'Production Versus Plunder' ~ Part 14
Editorial by Paul Rosenberg     
Empires beyond their limits do their best to enforce "austerity" upon their populace, but never agree to curtail their very expensive grandeur. This afflicted Rome, much the same as it afflicts today's European powers. Today we'll see how one Roman emperor found a way out of this predicament. Continued from last week… PLATO'S OPPORTUNITY Plato's books were widely distributed during the time of the Roman Empire. Nonetheless, as mentioned previously, their ideas were not implemented on a large ...
Clarence Thomas's Confused Notion of Freedom
Editorial by Sheldon Richman     
Compared to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, his colleague Clarence Thomas is well regarded by at least some devotees of liberty. ...
Dignity and Respect in Blue
Staff News & Analysis     
The curriculum in most police academies is heavy on firearms and self-defense techniques. This is necessary but not sufficient. Police ...