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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a Mises University alumnus and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here

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Elvis's Own Personal Drug War

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog09/22/2017
Elvis was a devoted fan of Nixon's Drug War — right up to the day he died from a drug overdose.

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Then Came Nixon

Media and CultureThe Police StateU.S. History

09/20/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton explains how Nixon kicked off the modern War on Drugs.

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Johnny Appleseed: Land Speculator, Alcohol Dealer, Capitalist

The EntrepreneurU.S. History

Blog09/17/2017
Johnny Appleseed is a man truly deserving to be considered an American hero, but he should also be remembered as a hero of American capitalism.

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Maine Is Nullifying Federal Regulations that Cripple Local Farmers

Bureaucracy and RegulationDecentralization and SecessionThe Entrepreneur

Blog09/11/2017
Getting out from under Federal regulations can mean the difference between keeping the family farm, and having to sell out.

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