1619, Anyone?

If you’ve been with us for a while, you undoubtedly know that AIER’s Phil Magness has been an outspoken critic of the New York Times 1619 Project. You can have […]

Who Owns Alexander Hamilton?

Ever since Aaron Burr gut-shot Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1804, the legacy of the most controversial Founder and Framer has been fought over by people from throughout the […]

Sowing the Seeds of 1776

In April 1768, an opinion writer known only as “A Farmer in Pennsylvania” finished the last letter in a series decrying the Townshend Acts and making the case for colonial […]

The Not-So-Great Depression Diet

When E.C. Harwood formed the American Institute for Economic Research 90 years ago, the New Deal was just beginning. The Great Depression, though, was over three years old, and it […]