Sunday, January 20, 2019

Extreme Poverty Rates Plummet Under Capitalism

by Robert P. Murphy via FEE You might have heard the phrase, “the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.” Yes, it’s true that the...

Capitalism vs. Socialism

Several recent polls, plus the popularity of Sen. Bernie Sanders, demonstrate that young people prefer socialism to free market capitalism. That, I believe, is...
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Trump “Victories” on Trade are Anything But

by Peter Schiff via Euro Pacific Capital Earlier this year when President Trump began beating the drums loudly, causing fear of a trade war (and...

“Freedom from Want” is Slavery for All

by James Bouvard via Mises Institute Freedom from want” is one of the most frequently invoked notions of freedom in our time. However, it is...

[AUDIO] Reasonable Disagreements: Trade-War Debate: Richard Epstein Vs Adam White

  [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/448121460" params="color=#4e546d&auto_play=true&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Source: Hoover Institution

The Case for Neglecting Transit

by Randal O'Toole via CATO Institute The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has just published a paper on the economic cost of failing to modernize transit,...

Why Young Americans Are Drawn to Socialism

Capitalism has been the most dynamic force for economic progress in history. Over the past century, it has delivered billions of people out of...
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Gold Should be Viewed as Money — Not as an Investment Instrument

by Thorsten Polleit via Mises Institute On May 4 and 5, 2018, Warren E. Buffett (born 1930) and Charles T. Munger (born 1924), both already legends...

Canada’s Debt Spiral

by Lee Friday via Mises Institute Living beyond our means requires us to borrow money to cover the difference between our income and our spending....
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TSA Still Awful After 17 Years

by Chris Edwards via CATO Institute It has been 17 years since the federal government took over security screening at the nation’s airports, and they still haven’t...

Economics Doesn’t ‘Measure’ or ‘Predict’, It Explains

by Carmen Dorobăț | Mises Institute A new piece in The Economist’s series on the shortcomings of the economics profession tackles the tricky question of the boundaries of economic...
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Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, While Venezuela Chokes On It

by Doug French | Mises Institute Franklin Bynum was unchallenged and won the Democratic nomination to become a criminal court judge in Houston. Mr. Bynum...

18 Hayek Quotes That Show the Importance of Liberty

by Gary M. Galles | Foundation for Economic Education May 8th marked Friedrich Hayek’s birthday. Called “the most prodigious classical liberal scholar of the 20th century,” Milton...

Trump’s Excellent Plan to Reduce Drug Prices

by David Catron | The American Spectator

Keynesism Crippled by Facts

by Henry Hazlitt | Mises Institute Keynesism—the philosophy of big government spending, deficit financing, and continuous inflation—today dominates the policy of nearly every government in...
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[VIDEO] The Rubin Report: Don Boudreaux

  The latest interview from Dave Rubin over at the The Rubin Report is with professor of economics at George Mason University, Donald J. Boudreaux. It's a great...

Mises Never Gave In to Evil

by Dan Sanchez | Foundation for Economic Education Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does...

Before And After The Welfare State

by Walter Williams | Conservative Review