Just Four Days Left! | A Student’s Perspective

Aidan Beckwith Hello everyone! There are just four short days left in our Indiegogo campaign. I am so pleased with how it has gone so far, but we still want to meet our goal. If there is anything you all can do, now is the time to do it. Here is our campaign: CLICK HERE! …

On Business Cycles, Industrial Policy Pitfalls, Private Property Environmental Benefits, Federal Drug Prohibition…

Government 1B Week 8 (1) Explain the basics of the Austrian theory of the business cycle. What is the difference, in terms of consequences, between lower interest rates that result from the saving choices of individuals, and lower interest rates that are achieved artificially, by a government-established central bank? (2) What are some of the …

Erick Crowley To Be Featured In Let’s Go Camping Short Film | A Student’s Perspective

Aidan Beckwith Hello, readers. I wanted to introduce you to one of our supporting cast members. Erick Crowley is a vlogger and editor for hire. You can subscribe to his YouTube channel here. Erick will be playing a hilarious supporting role in our upcoming short film. He will also be producing his own behind-the-scenes video …

On Marxism-Leninism, Russia, Russian Government Under Lenin…

Western Civilization Week 25 (1) What are the primary differences discussed in this week's videos between Marxism and Marxism-Leninism? (2) Historian Richard Pipes wrote, "Soviet Russia was the first society in history to outlaw law." What did he mean by that? (3) What was the Russian government under Lenin like? What kinds of tasks did …

On Economic Planning, Working Conditions, Child Labor…

Government 1B Week 6 1) What is the problem that Ludwig von Mises identified that a socialist economic planning board faces? 2) Evaluate this statement: "Government must intervene in the economy to bring about improved working conditions." 3) What has been the most significant contributing factor to the abolition of child labor? Aidan Beckwith 1) …

On Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassination, Wilson’s Double Standards, World War 1 Leads to World War 2…

Western Civilization 2 Week 24 (1) How did a political assassination in June 1914 lead to a world war? Why did each of the major countries intervene? (2) How has it been argued that Woodrow Wilson followed a double standard in his treatment of the British hunger blockade and the German submarine warfare? (3) How …