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Adam Smith’s Economic Case Against Imperialism

Adam Smith’s Economic Case Against Imperialism

by David R. Henderson One of the most surprising parts of Adam Smith’s An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is his Chapter Seven of Book Four, titled “Of Colonies.” In it, Smith discusses the effects of colonization by governments in Europe. Of particular interest is Smith’s discussion of the effects of the British […]

Only National Conservatism Can Unite The West And Contain China

Only National Conservatism Can Unite The West And Contain China

KURT HOFER CONTRIBUTOR “Europe will be your revenge,” are the purported words of West German Chancellor Conrad Adenauer to French Prime Minister Guy Mollet in 1956. The quip was related to America’s siding with Egypt and the USSR during the Suez Canal Crisis against Great Britain, France and Israel. Regardless of Adenauer’s precise intention, the quote underscores the […]