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Some Problems in the Theory of Imperialism

There is a renewed interest in the theory of imperialism on the left. A recent issue from Viewpoint Magazine focused on the subject, offering a range of historical sources and initial thrusts at some of the issues we face in analyzing contemporary imperialism. 3,093 more words

In Defense of the Free Market (and Help for Those it Hurts)

President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on solar panels and washing machines made abroad got me thinking about the free market, capitalism, and free trade.  788 more words


The flu, creative destruction and the importance of rest

Today’s drawing:

I’ve been feeling awful for two days now. This cold that’s been doing the rounds finally caught me. I hate the feeling of sickness hampering productivity. 229 more words


But on the Other Hand...

This photograph is of me working on my balance on a slack line. To accomplish this level of balance, you must have a strong core and foundation in your lower half, while being free flowing on top. 335 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship Theory

Schumpeter v. Kirzner: a discussion wherein Sam blogs about the wrong articles

NOTE: As I’m uploading my post, I’ve noticed that everyone else commented on last week’s readings, while I wrote mine about this week’s. Clearly I’ve misinterpreted the prompt to reflect on the reading materials for the week. 522 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship Theory

Disrupting the existing paradigm

Linda Essig’s 2015 article, “Means and Ends: A Theory Framework for Understanding Entrepreneurship in the US Arts and Culture Sector,” presents an overview of creative and traditional entrepreneurship theories by reputed scholars in the last century. 387 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship Theory

Political Theory 1 Final Essay: The Friedman Solution: Eliminating Political Inequality by Eliminating Politics

This is the final paper I wrote for my political theory class that I took this fall at Columbia University. The paper explores the new Republican tax code and examines some of the theory that supports economic inequality and also that supports government action to reduce economic inequality. 25 more words