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Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 28, 2016   Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?     “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer […]

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Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 27, 2016   Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated     We have not seen global economic activity fall off this rapidly since the great recession of 2008.  Manufacturing activity is imploding all over the planet, global trade is slowing down at a […]


The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises.org September 22, 2015   The Economics of Hillary Clinton   In a recent Labor Day speech to union workers in Illinois, Hillary Clinton declared that if she is elected president of the United States, she would make sure that “some employers go to jail for wage theft and all the other […]

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World’s Poor: “We Want Capitalism”

By Iain Murray Foundation for Economic Education September 2, 2015   World’s Poor: “We Want Capitalism” Post-Colonial Capitalism at the Bottom of the Pyramid       In the forests of India, something exciting is going on. Villagers are regaining property taken from them when the British colonial authorities nationalized their forests. Just as exciting, in […]

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How is the USA like Greece? Both are crony states

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 10, 2015   How is the USA like Greece? Both are crony states     Government is inherently crony. That is its nature. It has an inherent tendency toward corruption. Crony entropy. Like water flowing downhill. In Greece we see a relatively poor crony state languishing on the […]

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We Need Actual Free Trade, Not the TPP

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 31, 2015   We Need Actual Free Trade, Not the TPP   Brendan Nyhan at The New York Times seems to be under the impression that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has something to do with free trade. Nyhan writes that the TPP is the latest step in a decades-long […]


Corporate Welfare Is Terrible Policy, But Democrats And Republicans Do It Anyway

By Against Crony Capitalism May 17, 2015   Corporate Welfare Is Terrible Policy, But Democrats And Republicans Do It Anyway     Crony capitalism is bipartisan, transpartisan even. Though there is a general rule which holds, and that is that the degree to which a politician enables the state is the degree to which that […]

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Let Them Eat Cake!!

By Jack Perry LewRockwell.com April 9, 2015   Let Them Eat Cake!!   My word, when did the simple act of eating food pass into the realm of being such a pain in the keester?! It wasn’t bad enough we’ve got all the “dietary options” now. You know, vegetarian, vegan, ovo-lacto vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo diet, […]


Big Business’s powerful wingman (Government)

By Against Crony Capitalism April 8, 2015   Big Business’s powerful wingman (Government)     Many people wrongly believe that politics is to a large extent a battle between government and business. That the 2 represent opposite dispositions. This is a foolish notion. Business and government are more often partners than adversaries. Especially now. But […]

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