poverty


Casting Call For Extras, Actors During Cleveland RNC Violence

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 […]


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 […]

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.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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A picture from an Indian reservation in South Dakota. American Indians have gotten the rawest deal in America as a group, and the US government has managed their affairs to a large degree since conquering them. So what does that tell you?

Welfare state fails again: More children living in poverty now than during recession

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 22, 2015   Welfare state fails again: More children living in poverty now than during recession     This is what happens when government layers regulations on top of regulations. When it makes it very difficult to start businesses. When it encourages government dependence for electoral reasons. (It […]


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A Fighter on Many Fronts

By Lawrence W. Reed Foundation for Economic Education June 28, 2015   A Fighter on Many Fronts     If you remember the famous 1938 fight for the world heavyweight boxing title between Detroit’s Joe Louis and Germany’s Max Schmeling, you’ve been around awhile. If you don’t, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about it […]


Baltimore’s Unemployed and the True Cost of Minimum Wages

By Hal Snarr Mises.org June 28, 2015   Baltimore’s Unemployed and the True Cost of Minimum Wages   Since President Johnson first declared war on poverty in his 1964 State of the Union address, this war has cost US taxpayers $22 trillion. The primary implement of this war has and continues to be public assistance […]

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