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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

The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy

The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy

By Thorsten Polleit Mises Institute March 13, 2018   The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy   As things stand, China holds around 20 percent, or $ 1.2 trillion, of outstanding US credit market debt. This is the result of decades of “symbiotic interaction”, if one follows the hidden message that is […]


The Unseen Cost of Shoveling Snow

By Jim Fedako Mises Institute January 29, 2018   The Unseen Cost of Shoveling Snow   “Sophistry?” my indignant neighbor replied, shovel raised. “Yes,” I responded, raising my shovel in response, “pure sophistry.” How did we, two friendly neighbors, end up in such a confrontation? What was the reason for raising shovels instead of slinging […]

The Unseen Cost of Shoveling Snow

Diversity and Inclusion Harm

Minimum Wage Cruelty

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com July 12, 2017   Minimum Wage Cruelty     There are political movements to push the federal minimum hourly wage to $15. Raising the minimum wage has popular support among Americans. Their reasons include fighting poverty, preventing worker exploitation and providing a living wage. For the most part, the intentions behind […]


Vladimir Putin: The Most Powerful Person In The World

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 12, 2017   Vladimir Putin: The Most Powerful Person In The World   It must be wonderful being Vladimir Putin and being the most powerful person on earth. And not even have to say so yourself. The US Democratic Party is saying it for Putin along […]

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How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

By Walter Block Mises Institute March 8, 2017   How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them   The Creation of Jobs If the media tell us that “the opening of XYZ mill has created 1,000 new jobs,” we give a cheer. When the ABC company closes and 500 jobs are lost, we’re […]


Economic Globalization Is Not Political Globalization

By Thorsten Polleit Mises Institute February 27, 2017   Economic Globalization Is Not Political Globalization   Globalization has fallen into disrepute. More and more people are rejecting it outright as unfair and as a source of all sorts of evil — including economic crises and migration. This kind of blanket condemnation of globalization however is a huge […]

Economic Globalization Is Not Political Globalization

Diversity and Inclusion Harm

Minimum Wage and Discrimination

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com February 8, 2017   Minimum Wage and Discrimination   There is little question in most academic research that increases in the minimum wage lead to increases in unemployment. The debatable issue is the magnitude of the increase. An issue not often included in minimum wage debates is the substitution effects […]


The Demise of the Left

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 27, 2017   The Demise of the Left   On several occasions I have asked in my columns the rhetorical question: What became of the left? Today I answer my question. The answer is that the European and American left, which traditionally stood for the working […]

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The "Curse" of Labor-Saving Machinery Is Nothing New

The “Curse” of Labor-Saving Machinery Is Nothing New

By Brittany Hunter Mises Institute January 12, 2017   The “Curse” of Labor-Saving Machinery Is Nothing New   At the end of last year, Amazon unveiled, “Amazon Go,” a futuristic, fully-automated convenience store set to open its doors in Seattle, Washington, within the next few months. While this exciting new venture promises to make quick-stop […]


Dismal Jobs Report

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 8, 2016   Dismal Jobs Report   The presstitute media delivered the false news, not from Russian propaganda websites such as the Washington Post accuses this one of being, but from Obama’s US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The false news is that the collapsing economy continues […]

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Labor Day

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org September 5, 2016   Labor Day   Labor Day – what is it? Perhaps not many Americans any longer know, so here is my explanation. In my time Labor Day was the unofficial end of summer, because school began after Labor Day. Today school begins almost a […]