capitalism


Global Warming is About Destroying Capitalism?

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics February 4, 2017   Global Warming is About Destroying Capitalism?     A shocking statement was made by a United Nations official Christiana Figueres at a news conference in Brussels. Figueres admitted that the Global Warming conspiracy set by the U.N.’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, of which she is the executive […]

Global Warming is About Destroying Capitalism?

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What Happened to the Revolution?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 10, 2016 What Happened to the Revolution?   In a recent interview I was asked why Bernie Sanders, a self-described “democratic socialist” had seemingly attracted so much support among young people. In fact polls suggest Sanders is the most popular candidate among people aged 18-29, and 51 percent […]


‘Our economic system is designed to fail’ – Ron Paul

By Against Crony Capitalism May 4, 2016   ‘Our economic system is designed to fail’ – Ron Paul     Indeed it is. Central planning always fails and make no mistake in many ways our economic system is “planned.” Not in the sense that it was planned in the Soviet Union but planned and controlled […]

‘Our economic system is designed to fail’ – Ron Paul

Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism April 25, 2016   Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope   “The precipitousness of the political debate is a little scary right now,” said Jim McNerney, who served as chief executive of Boeing Co. until last year and as chairman until February, at a recent […]

Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope

Capitalism At Work ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org November 30, 2015   Capitalism At Work   Zero Hedge reports a story from “Keep Talking Greece” that first appeared in The Times http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4624755.ece According to the story, the plummeting living standards forced on the Greek people by German chancellor Merkel and the European banks have forced […]

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There’s No Such Thing as Excessive Profits

By Robert P. Murphy Foundation for Economic Education October 23, 2015   There’s No Such Thing as Excessive Profits Problems with a “Fair Rate of Return”     If you want to do business in Venezuela, you will have to let the government do your bookkeeping to make sure you aren’t making too much. Venezuelan president Nicolás […]


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Whither The Economy?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org September 5, 2015   Whither The Economy?   The great problem with corporate capitalism is that publicly owned companies have short time horizons. Unlike a privately owned business, the top executives of a publicly owned corporation generally come to their positions late in life. Consequently, they have […]


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 […]


Not a Good Year (according to the Chinese Calendar)

Beijing Bingo

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com August 30, 2015   Beijing Bingo     My father, a New York financier, used to call dubious stocks or bonds,  “Chinese paper.”   Last week, we saw a blizzard of  Chinese paper, both in China and around the world. As manager of a sizeable investment portfolio (an unwelcome second job from […]


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 […]