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Welfare state fails again: More children living in poverty now than during recession

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 22, 2015   Welfare state fails again: More children living in poverty now than during recession     This is what happens when government layers regulations on top of regulations. When it makes it very difficult to start businesses. When it encourages government dependence for electoral reasons. (It […]

A picture from an Indian reservation in South Dakota. American Indians have gotten the rawest deal in America as a group, and the US government has managed their affairs to a large degree since conquering them. So what does that tell you?

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Fooled by GDP

By Steven Horwitz Foundation for Economic Education April 29, 2015   Fooled by GDP Economic activity versus economic growth     Even the smartest of economists can make the simplest of mistakes. Two recent books, Violence and Social Orders by Douglass North, John Wallis, and Barry Weingast and Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and […]


Civil Unrest Has Begun In Baltimore And This Is Only Just The Start Of Something MUCH Bigger

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog April 27, 2015   Civil Unrest Has Begun In Baltimore And This Is Only Just The Start Of Something MUCH Bigger   On Saturday night, the city of Baltimore resembled a warzone as protests over the death of Freddie Gray turned wildly violent.  One eyewitness reported watching the streets […]

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This 88-year-old doctor treats the poor out of his Toyota Camry. Mississippi wants to punish him for it.

By Against Crony Capitalism   This 88-year-old doctor treats the poor out of his Toyota Camry. Mississippi wants to punish him for it.     They arrest people for feeding homeless people in some cities. And God forbid you are a doctor in Mississippi with an excellent reputation who wants to treat people for free. Can’t […]