Socialism


Mark Zuckerberg Is Calling for Regulation of Social Media To Lock in Facebook’s Position

By Against Crony Capitalism March 27, 2018   Mark Zuckerberg Is Calling for Regulation of Social Media To Lock in Facebook’s Position     Exactly. Regulation is THE KEY WAY large corporations keep their competitors out. This is one of the most important things people who constantly call for more regulation in the name of “good government” just […]

Mark Zuckerberg Is Calling for Regulation of Social Media To Lock in Facebook’s Position

Socialism: The Calculation Problem Is Not the Knowledge Problem

Socialism: The Calculation Problem Is Not the Knowledge Problem

By Robert P. Murphy Mises Institute March 19, 2018   Socialism: The Calculation Problem Is Not the Knowledge Problem   At the Mises Institute’s upcoming Austrian Economics Research Conference (AERC), there will be a panel commemorating the 30thanniversary of the second debate over socialist calculation. This second debate began with Israel Kirzner’s 1988 Review of Austrian Economics article that analyzed the original debate […]


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.”

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

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 […]


Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 2, 2017   Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill     It’s understandable that some feel this way. The “Millennials” have been given more without earning it than any generation in the history of this country. These are the kids of the youngest Baby Boomers, who were […]

Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables

On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables

By Against Crony Capitalism October 11, 2017   On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables     There is no place in government, with the exception of the military, where supposed “conservatives” more exploit taxpayer funded welfare than in the Ag Department programs. It is ridiculous. Food, like anything, should be subject […]


80 Years Ago This Week, Marijuana Prohibition Began With These Arrests

By Against Crony Capitalism October 5, 2017   80 Years Ago This Week, Marijuana Prohibition Began With These Arrests     Drugs should be a state level issue. Legal in one state, perhaps illegal in others. This is how our Constitution is supposed to work. Unfortunately the FDR era control freaks in Washington didn’t much care […]

80 Years Ago This Week, Marijuana Prohibition Began With These Arrests

Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2017   Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars   “War is a racket.” –  Major General Smedley Butler     Last night I was watching a documentary on The Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. I encourage everyone to view it. It lays out starkly the hell […]


States realizing it’s stupid to make it hard to earn a living

By Against Crony Capitalism September 25, 2017   States realizing it’s stupid to make it hard to earn a living     (From The Conservative Review)   Why does a florist need a government-issued license? Why does an interior decorator need one? As one article points out, why does a casket maker in Louisiana need a license, including […]

Why does a florist need a government-issued license? Why does an interior decorator need one?

Yes, you can reject Antifa Commies and Alt Right Nazis at the same time 

Yes, you can reject Antifa Commies and Alt Right Nazis at the same time

By Against Crony Capitalism August 17, 2017   Yes, you can reject Antifa Commies and Alt Right Nazis at the same time (And Dear Lord, please do!)     Of course one can. We do. Alt-right national socialists, alt-left socialist socialists, both groups deny the importance of the individual and celebrate collectivism. They both worship the […]