poverty


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 […]

Who Pays What in Taxes?

Decentralize the Welfare State

Decentralize the Welfare State

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute May 30, 2017   Decentralize the Welfare State   It has long since become a doctrine of the modern American welfare state that the federal government must be the primary administrators of the nation’s so-called safety net. Any attempt to devolve the welfare state to the states is routinely treated as […]


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

Keeping the poor poor is what drives big government

Keeping the poor poor is what drives big government

By Against Crony Capitalism April 11, 2017   Keeping the poor poor is what drives big government     Is this ever true. (From The American Spectator)   Social Security is the greatest swindle of the poor ever. A new study by Peter Ferrara for the Committee to Unleash Prosperity shows that the average poor […]


Casting Call For Extras, Actors During Cleveland RNC Violence

By Jon Rappoport Activist Post July 13, 2016     “Here’s your chance to take to the streets and protest for a cause you believe in. Many thousands will be at your side. When the violence hits, you can run, go crazy, and hopefully escape police batons, water cannons, and flying bullets…” This isn’t one company […]

Casting Call For Extras, Actors During Cleveland RNC Violence

Once again history demonstrates what economic theory has told us for over a century: socialism is no laughing matter, unless we are prepared to chuckle at state-created poverty, starvation, and death.

Socialism’s Dismal Harvest: Venezuela Edition

By Shawn Ritenour Mises.org May 16, 2016   Socialism’s Dismal Harvest: Venezuela Edition   One of the points I like to stress in my introductory economics course, as well in my course on Economic Expansion and Development is that socialism, when implemented, results in poverty, starvation, death, and cultural ossification. The more hard-core socialist the […]


58 Facts About The U.S. Economy From 2015 That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog December 23, 2015   58 Facts About The U.S. Economy From 2015 That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe     The world didn’t completely fall apart in 2015, but it is undeniable that an immense amount of damage was done to the U.S. economy.  This year the middle […]


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 […]


If You Want To Know The Truth About The Unemployment Rate Read This Article

By Michael Snyder End Of The American Dream September 5, 2015   If You Want To Know The Truth About The Unemployment Rate Read This Article     The Obama administration is telling us that the unemployment rate in the United States has fallen to 5.1 percent, but does that number actually bear any resemblance […]