U.S. Economic History Syllabus, Spring 2018

H442, Economic History of the United States Syllabus, Spring 2018.  Lane 125, 9:30-10:45, Tuesdays-Thursdays Prof (such as he is!): Brad Birzer   H442 students, thank you so much for taking this course.  I’ve only taught it once before,… Read More

Further thoughts on the Massacre of Japanese Civilians, August 1945

Thanks to Winston Elliott III for reposting my three-year old piece on American crimes against Japanese civilians.  I must admit, I never cease to wonder at the responses that come as a defense of U.S. actions.  The only… Read More

Kirk Against Conscription, Part III

Kirk’s 1967 editorial against conscription, in THE NEW GUARD (May 1967): 11. rak 1967 archaic draft copy

Catholicism and Leviathan

  To understand politics and the political, we must first recognize its place in the order of existence and its limitation. I do fear that, as a whole, western society has come to think of the state (meaning… Read More