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US Targets Maritime Industry In Economic War On Venezuela

US sanctions on Venezuela have steadily increased since 2017, and the latest round targets the maritime industry, discouraging ship owners from doing business in the South American country. According to a report published by Reuters,…

The U.S. Doesn’t Need Another Cold War to Improve Itself

Hal Brands urges us to look on the bright side of decades of destructive international rivalry: But on balance, the Cold War was a force for equality because the reality of race relations in the U.S. was incompatible with America’s…

ANATOMY OF A MONOPOLY

Anyone who has ever tried to start a business knows the difficulty in just getting it off the ground. Ignoring licensing, etc., consider that most potential entrepreneurs start off in a financial hole. If you have to hire employees this…

The ‘New’ American Mercenary: A Pocket History

Though the bizarre story has been subsumed by other events, last month’s aborted invasion of Venezuela should’ve hardly shocked anyone. The United States has long used mercenaries to do its bidding. They have provided Washington distance…