free trade


The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 31, 2016   The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else     In the attached article The Economist frets that the trend toward “globalism” (their word) is in jeopardy. And what the magazine or “newspaper” calls globalism […]

The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else

For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices.

Hillary Clinton’s Easy Choices

By David Gordon Mises.org June 30, 2016   Few books have as misleading a title as Hard Choices. For Hillary Clinton, as this tedious memoir of her years as Secretary of State makes evident, there are no hard choices. The Solutions to all political and economic problems are easy. We must always rely on the directing […]


How Brexit Could Help All of Europe

By Ferghane Azihari Mises.org May 2, 2016   How Brexit Could Help All of Europe   The United Kingdom (UK) is about to hold a referendum on June 23rd on whether it should leave or remain within the European Union (EU). Once unthinkable, the “Brexit” is becoming more and more plausible. It is seen by the […]

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To Oppose Free Trade Is To Embrace Violence

To Oppose Free Trade Is To Embrace Violence

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org March 19, 2016   To Oppose Free Trade Is To Embrace Violence   Supporting free trade is simply a matter of taking no action when another person exchanges in non-violent exchange with another person. That person may be right down the street, or that person may be in another country somewhere. No […]


Big Pharma and the Opposite of Science

By Sandy Ikeda Foundation for Economic Education October 20, 2015   Big Pharma and the Opposite of Science The Seen and Unseen of Daraprim   Can we all agree that no reasonable and compassionate person would want to force people to choose between food and medicine? Unfortunately, too many people across the ideological spectrum assume that […]

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Who Is Building the Private, Peer-to-Peer Marketplace?

By The Freeman Foundation for Economic Education July 28, 2015   Who Is Building the Private, Peer-to-Peer Marketplace? An Interview with Sam Patterson     Sam Patterson (sam@samuelrpatterson.com) is an author and technology enthusiast from Virginia. He has written about decentralized technologies such as bitcoin and OpenBazaar. Sam recently cofounded a company called OB1 to […]

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Rule By The Corporations

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 1, 2015   Rule By The Corporations TTIP: The Corporate Empowerment Act   The Transatlantic and Transpacific Trade and Investment Partnerships have nothing to do with free trade. “Free trade” is used as a disguise to hide the power these agreements give to corporations to use […]


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 […]

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WTO Ruling on Meat Labels Exemplifies Corporate Profits Trumping Democracy

By Jon Queally Common Dreams May 18, 2015   WTO Ruling on Meat Labels Exemplifies Corporate Profits Trumping Democracy ‘Country of origin labels’ championed by consumer safety and animal welfare advocates were ruled as having a negative impact on large North American meat-packing companies     In a decision food safety and consumer advocates are […]


The De-industrialization of America

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and John Titus Aug. 11, 2014 The De-industrialization of America   On January 6, 2004, Paul Craig Roberts and US Senator Charles Schumer published a jointly written article on the op-ed page of the New York Times titled “Second Thoughts on Free Trade.” The article pointed out that […]

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When free trade is managed trade, The Trans-Pacific/Atlantic Partnership

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino When free trade is managed trade, The Trans-Pacific/Atlantic Partnership   Right now, secret negotiations which will profoundly affect what the 21st century global economy will look like are happening. You are not invited to weigh in. The power players of the world are busy negotiating the game for their benefit, […]