poverty


Let Us Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth

By Daniel Lacalle Mises Institute February 7, 2018   Let Us Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth   By the time you finish reading this article, some 600 people from all over the world will have escaped poverty. In 1990, 35% of the world population lived in extreme poverty. Today, that figure has fallen to 10.7%, according to […]

Let Us Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth

Why California Has the Nation's Worst Poverty Rate

Why California Has the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rate

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute January 18, 2018   Why California Has the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rate   Earlier this week, the LA Times reminded its readers that California has the highest poverty rate in the nation. Specifically, when using the Census Bureau’s most recent” Supplemental Poverty Measure” (SPM), California clocks in with a poverty rate of 20 percent, […]


The LA Times Asks: Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 17, 2018   The LA Times Asks: Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America? “It’s as though welfare reform passed California by, leaving a dependency trap in place.”       I was talking with a couple of colleagues over lunch the other day and I mentioned […]

“It’s as though welfare reform passed California by, leaving a dependency trap in place.”

Activists Arrested In Atlanta For Feeding Homeless Without A Permit Before Thanksgiving

Activists Arrested In Atlanta For Feeding Homeless Without A Permit Before Thanksgiving

By Aaron Kesel Activist Post November 30, 2017   Activists Arrested In Atlanta For Feeding Homeless Without A Permit Before Thanksgiving     The Sunday before Thanksgiving Atlanta police handed out tickets to activists feeding the homeless in a clear display of disregard for its hungry citizens simply because activists didn’t have a food distribution permit. […]


Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism November 13, 2017   Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?       Apparently economic conservatives are simply just angry people. This is what a new study by University of Cincinnati professor Anthony Salerno and University of Manitoba professor Keri Kettle appears to claim. Stirring up anger makes people […]

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

Hidden Agenda or Ignorance?

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 […]


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 […]

Decentralize the Welfare State

Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

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: […]


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 […]

Keeping the poor poor is what drives big government

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 […]