Socialism


Why (some) millennials are embracing socialism

By Against Crony Capitalism January 29, 2016   Why (some) millennials are embracing socialism     The author of the attached article, the former CEO of Office Depot Steve Odland, is right on the money. In the face of a deeply crony economic and political system, one which walls off opportunity for many while unfairly […]

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The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do

By Louis Rouanet Mises.org January 29, 2016   The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do   It is wrongly accepted by many liberals (i.e., libertarians) that most, if not all, social problems can be “solved by the market.” But clearly, the “market” cannot magically solve our problems. Let it be clear that there is no doubt […]


Reflections on Venezuela’s “Economic Miracle”

By Andrew Syrios Mises.org October 23, 2015   Reflections on Venezuela’s “Economic Miracle”   Back in 2013, Salon took a quick break from criticizing a caricature of libertarianism to let David Sirota write an embarrassing article praising socialism in what turns out to be a fantastic case study in both the dangers of socialist economics and […]

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Robert Shiller Is Shilling for Socialism

By Peter St. Onge Mises.org October 19, 2015   Robert Shiller Is Shilling for Socialism   The Nobel Prize just gets cheaper and cheaper. Recent laureate Bob Shiller graces the New York Times with his latest rant that free-markets stink, bolstering his argument by making stuff up. For starters, Shiller writes that America’s wealth “can be […]


Capitalists Have a Better Plan

By ROBERT P. MURPHY Foundation for Economic Education August 19, 2015   Capitalists Have a Better Plan Why Decentralized Planning Is Superior to Bureaucracy and Socialism   (Image from Shutterstock)   To early 20th-century intellectuals, capitalism looked like anarchy. Why, they wondered, would we trust deliberative, conscious guidance when building a house but not when building […]

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The Essence of the Road to Serfdom (in Cartoons!)

By F. A. Hayek Foundation for Economic Education August 11, 2015   The Essence of the Road to Serfdom (in Cartoons!)     In 1944, F.A. Hayek’s Road to Serfdom rocked the English-speaking world. The book argued that there can be no political or civil liberty without economic liberty as a first principle. Every step […]


How Socialism Destroyed Puerto Rico, and How Capitalism Can Save It

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital July 15, 2015   How Socialism Destroyed Puerto Rico, and How Capitalism Can Save It   While Greece is now dominating the debt default stage, the real tragedy is playing out much closer to home, with the downward spiral of Puerto Rico. As in Greece, the Puerto Rican economy […]

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Are fascists socialists? Are socialists fascists?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 13, 2015   Are fascists socialists? Are socialists fascists?     Fascism and (Marxist) socialism are sisters. Close sisters. Both are fundamentally about controlling the economy in a quest for a greater “good.” They have important differences which are more than stylistic differences. But both are fundamentally opposed […]


Watch: Socialist Exceptionalism: “Americans Who Look To Government To Save Them… Fail To Realize It Was Government Who F%*ked Them”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com February 2, 2015   Socialist Exceptionalism: “Americans Who Look To Government To Save Them… Fail To Realize It Was Government Who F%*ked Them”   Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once famously said that the problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.  As of this writing our […]

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Vintage Rothbard to Ring In The New Year

Published by misesmedia Vintage Rothbard to Ring In The New Year     A vintage Rothbard speech that touches on twin themes appropriate to January 1st: reflecting on the past while looking to the future. Filmed on the Stanford University campus at the second Mises University, Rothbard contemplates the future of liberty and Austrian economics […]


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The VA’s Socialist (fool’s) Paradise

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The VA’s Socialist (fool’s) Paradise     There is a small part of the US population which clings to the dream of “single payer,” that is solely taxpayer funded healthcare. The belief is that everyone will be covered without so much as a co-pay (God forbid) and that the […]


Mussolini’s Idea of the State and Its American Defenders

  Source: https://mises.org By Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Mussolini’s Idea of the State and Its American Defenders   All social theory can be reduced to two categories: those that conceive of society as the result of peace, and those for which the indispensable ingredient is violence. This is the fundamental distinction between liberalism and fascism, […]

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Obama’s ‘Socialism’ Experiment Brought Home

  Source: http://www.zerohedge.com By Tyler Durden Obama’s ‘Socialism’ Experiment Brought Home   Submitted by Martin Armstrong via Armstrong Economics, An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class. That class had insisted that Obama’s socialism worked and that […]


Obama to Top Brass: Will you fire on American Citizens? 1

Obama to Top Brass: Will you fire on American Citizens? By NextNewsNetwork The Obama administration is openly escalating its campaign against private gun ownership, and shaking up the top ranks of the military command structure — but is it also preparing to make war on the American population? According to a person identified as a former […]