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Brexit: A Struggle for Freedom

Back in the summer of 2016, the United Kingdom held a referendum on what future this nation would seek. There were two choices the British people had to vote on, remain with the European Union or leave the bureaucratic organization. The time leading up to the elections on June 23 were anything but dandy, rife... Continue Reading →

Traditional vs. Modern Urbanism Part 2

In this part of the series, I will be analyzing how traditional and modern urban centers grow and develop, along with the construction materials and architectural standards used. Through the passage of time, the materials used to construct towns and cities has changed, and as a result, the architectural techniques and standards have subsequently been... Continue Reading →

Traditional vs. Modern Urbanism: Part 1

Human social organization is intrinsically tied to urbanism. With cities playing such a vital role in so many people’s lives, the way we order and design our living spaces has a nearly immeasurable impact on the people who take up residence there. While the technologies at the disposal of urban planners have changed drastically over... Continue Reading →

The Common Good

Seldomly can one take part in a political and/or philosophical dialogue without having the term “common good” arise. Even two completely opposed ideologies will often find themselves promoting their preferred means to achieve what is ultimately the same goal. Because of this, the goal posts for measuring what constitutes the common good often find themselves... Continue Reading →

Analysis of The Great Depression, Part 2: Crash of 1929

By 1929, the economy of the United States was heading towards uncharted territory. Despite smaller crashes throughout its history, state intervention had never been seriously considered as a means of dealing with the business cycle. Now, with the recently created Federal Reserve alongside new interventionist theories being promoted by John Maynard Keynes, the role the... Continue Reading →

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