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Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

By Doug French Mises Institute May 16, 2018   Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it   Franklin Bynum was unchallenged and won the Democratic nomination to become a criminal court judge in Houston. Mr. Bynum is an avowed socialist and he’s not alone in that conservative state. At least 16 other socialists appeared […]

Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

What Is Social Justice?

What Is Social Justice?

By Hunter Lewis Mises Institute March 14, 2018   What Is Social Justice?   What Is Social Justice? “Progressives” tend to think of themselves as warriors for racial, gender, and economic equality. The latter they equate with “social justice.” But is economic equality synonymous with social justice? For one thing, equality is an oxymoron. If everyone is […]


Tariffs Are Not the Answer

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 13, 2018   Tariffs Are Not the Answer   President Trump’s planned 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports may provide a temporary boost for those industries, but the tariffs will do tremendous long-term damage to the American and global economies. Tariffs raise […]

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The Last Fed Chairman?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 30, 2018   The Last Fed Chairman?   Last week the Senate confirmed Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve Chairman by a vote of 84-13. This is in contrast to the contentious debates and closer votes over Janet Yellen’s confirmation in 2014 and Ben Bernanke’s confirmation for a second term […]


Corporations Can’t Oppress Us without the State’s Help

By Zachary Yost Mises Institute November 28, 2017   Corporations Can’t Oppress Us without the State’s Help   In a piece recently published at The American Conservative entitled “Americans, We Aren’t So Tough, and It Shows” I discussed the way in which a confluence of factors such as the decay of the intermediary institutions of […]

Corporations Can't Oppress Us without the State's Help

Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute September 13, 2017   Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?   Conscription, also known as “the draft,” is typically justified with appeals to values like partriotism, public service, and “sharing the burden.” That’s in peacetime. In times of war, of course, government claims conscription is necessary to provide the […]

Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

Blind to Real Problems

Liberals in a Tizzy

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 8, 2017   Liberals in a Tizzy     Many blacks and their white liberal allies demand the removal of statues of Confederate generals and the Confederate battle flag, and they are working up steam to destroy the images of Gens. Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and President Jefferson […]


Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute May 19, 2017   Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela   During the 2016 presidential election, Bernie Sanders refused to answer questions about Venezuela during an interview with Univision. He claimed to not want to talk about it because he’s “focused on my campaign.” Many suggested a more plausible reason: […]

Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives

Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives

By Rory Hall The Daily Coin April 27, 2017   Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives     For several months during 2016 I was researching the SDR, Federal Reserve Note/U.S. dollar, global currencies and the people behind the scenes pulling the strings. The pulling of the strings was being conducted by oligarchs, like the […]


What Is To Be Done?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 5, 2017   What Is To Be Done?   The question in the title is V.I. Lenin’s question. His answer was to create a revolutionary “vanguard” to spread revolutionary ideas among the workers, the economic class that Karl Marx had declared to be the class rising […]

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Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Can Truth Prevail? ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 3, 2017   Can Truth Prevail?   According to official US economic data, the US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded for 22 quarters, raising real GDP 12.1% above its high prior to the 2008-09 economic contraction. Yet, US manufacturing output and US industrial production have […]