Socialism


LA Times: Remember all those left-wing pundits who drooled over Venezuela?

By Against Crony Capitalism August 3, 2017   LA Times: Remember all those left-wing pundits who drooled over Venezuela?     First The Washington Post sounds halfway rational on the minimum wage issue. And now this from the LA Times? Remember folks, and this is one of the few economic/political axioms out there, socialism always fails […]

LA Times: Remember all those left-wing pundits who drooled over Venezuela?

The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’

The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’

By Against Crony Capitalism June 19, 2017   The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’     Most Americans have no real idea of the massive power vested (taken?) in the federal bureaucracy. Sure most people get that agencies enforce laws. But most don’t know that agencies do much more than that, and often […]


Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)

Al Gore still wants a carbon tax

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism May 9, 2017   Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)     I won’t go into details but I know a fair amount about a carbon tax. I even once […]


Ann Coulter UC Berkeley Clash Reveals Massive Covert Op

By Jon Rappoport Activist Post April 26, 2017   Ann Coulter UC Berkeley Clash Reveals Massive Covert Op     Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter’s scheduled speech at the U of California Berkeley is off, it’s on, it’s been delayed, the student groups sponsoring her appearance are suing the University, she’ll speak indoors, she’ll speak outdoors, and […]

Ann Coulter UC Berkeley Clash Reveals Massive Covert Op

Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

By Hans-Hermann Hoppe Mises Institute April 19, 2017   Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism   Socialism leads to the politicization of society. Hardly anything can be worse for the production of wealth. Socialism, at least its Marxist version, says its goal is complete equality. The Marxists observe that once you allow private […]


Macedonia Reject Soros & the EU Socialism

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics March 27, 2017   Macedonia Reject Soros & the EU Socialism     For 26-days straight, thousands of people have taken to the streets in order to send the message to Soros and European leaders that the people of Macedonia are a sovereign nation who utterly reject the left-wing agenda to […]

Macedonia Reject Soros & the EU Socialism

Chavista Socialism Has Destroyed 570,000 Businesses in Venezuela

Chavista Socialism Has Destroyed 570,000 Businesses in Venezuela

By Against Crony Capitalism January 12, 2017   Chavista Socialism Has Destroyed 570,000 Businesses in Venezuela     Many socialists honestly believe that massive state control is the best way forward. They want to believe that humans can engineer heaven on earth. They fear the market and love the totalitarian hand of the state. Why? […]


National Socialism Bad; International Socialism Good

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito December 31, 2016   National Socialism Bad; International Socialism Good     George Soros is at it again. Don’t blame him for the calamities facing the various countries of the west. It is all Germany’s fault; it is also all Putin’s fault. It has nothing to do with crony capitalism […]

‘Indivisible,’ With Ties to George Soros, Sows Division Against Trump, GOP Lawmakers

The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders

The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders

By David Gordon Mises Institute November 27, 2016   The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders   Where Bernie Went Wrong: And Why His Remedies Will Just Make Crony Capitalism Worse. By Hunter Lewis.  Axios Press, 2016. 284 pages. Hunter Lewis has rendered a great service with his new book. Writing from an Austrian perspective, he has […]


Venezuela’s Latest Response to Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakeries

By Against Crony Capitalism August 24, 2016   Venezuela’s Latest Response to Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakeries     If there is one thing that is ubiquitous in socialist countries it is lines. Lines for food. Lines for health care. Lines for transportation. Lots of lines. But the Maduro government in Venezuela, embarrassed by […]

Venezuela’s Latest Response to Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakeries

The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else

The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 31, 2016   The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else     In the attached article The Economist frets that the trend toward “globalism” (their word) is in jeopardy. And what the magazine or “newspaper” calls globalism […]


What Makes Venezuela Different

What Makes Venezuela Different

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org June 12, 2016   What Makes Venezuela Different   Unlike other leftist South American regimes, the Venezuela regime has intentionally crushed even the middle and working classes. The economic disaster in Venezuela has prompted many to take a look at the country and attempt to understand what it is that has made […]


Venezuela’s Crisis Is the Latest Example of Why Socialism Doesn’t Work

By Gabriel Castro / Ana Quintana The Daily Signal June 3, 2016   Venezuela’s Crisis Is the Latest Example of Why Socialism Doesn’t Work     It seems the “Socialism of the 21th Century” is really no different from socialism from the past. Venezuela’s current tragedy, simultaneously culminating in food shortages, a crime epidemic, and an energy […]

Venezuela’s Crisis Is the Latest Example of Why Socialism Doesn’t Work