On “Ruling” and “Rising” Powers

Trade By David Stockman.  |  January 8, 2019

What made war inevitable was the growth of Athenian power and the fear which this caused in Sparta.Read More

The American Empire vs. The Red Ponzi

Trade By David Stockman.  |  January 11, 2019

We shouldn’t fear war. We shouldn’t be afraid of atomic bombs and missiles. No matter what kind of war breaks out – conventional or thermonuclear – we’ll win.Read More

On “Cooler Heads”

Trade By David Stockman.  |  January 9, 2019

In his essay “Perpetual Peace,” the philosopher Immanuel Kant argued that perpetual peace would eventually come to the world in one of two ways, by human insight or by conflicts and catastrophes of a magnitudeRead More

The Donald, Trade Wars, and Main Street

Main Street By David Stockman.  |  July 10, 2018

Every man lives by exchanging. – Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)   America is sinking under the crushing weight of the State.Read More