Post Tagged with: "Adam Smith"

Passaic Falls, the site and power source for Hamilton's Society for Useful Manufactures (New York Historical Society)

Alexander Hamilton: Nation-builder, not Financier

A Review by Nancy Spannaus The Financial Programs of Alexander Hamilton, by a Farmer’s Daughter Dianne L. Durante Self-published, 2021, paperback, 388 pp., $35 Nov. 17, 2021—In her fifth book on Alexander Hamilton, Dianne L. Durante has undertaken a monumental task: dissecting the financial reports and programs of Treasury Secretary […]

by November 17, 2021 0 comments Alexander Hamilton, Review
ISI President John Burtka IV opens the conference on political economy. (Nancy Spannaus)

The Future of American Political Economy

By Nancy Spannaus July 26, 2021—More than 200 self-described conservatives, most of them of college student age, gathered at the Hilton Hotel in Old Town Alexandria, VA on July 23 to discuss “The Future of American Political Economy.” The two-day conference was sponsored by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI), a […]

by July 26, 2021 3 comments Economy, News
During Eisenhower's presidency, the marginal tax-rate hit 91%.  Was he a socialist?

Is Taxing the Rich Really “un-American?”

By Edward Spannaus Feb. 3, 2019–In the current climate of attacks on any proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy – labelling such proposals as “radical,” “socialist” if not communistic, a slippery slope leading inevitably to Venezuela, and so forth – it would be difficult to overstate the appalling ignorance […]

by February 4, 2019 1 comment Commentary, News
What Is the American System?

What Is the American System?

By Nancy Spannaus March 13, 2018—When I began this blog nine months ago, I set out to provide an overview of the American System of Economics through introducing readers to the leading practitioners of that system, with a special focus on Alexander Hamilton’s  ideas and achievements. I am now convinced that […]

by March 13, 2018 1 comment About