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Socialist Dystopia: Polio Makes A Comeback In Poverty-Stricken Venezuela

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com June 12, 2018   Socialist Dystopia: Polio Makes A Comeback In Poverty-Stricken Venezuela     Thirty years after its eradication in the now socialist dystopia of Venezuela, polio is making a comeback. The news comes as Venezuela experiences political and economic turmoil, resulting in a humanitarian and health care crisis.   With an estimated […]

Socialist Dystopia: Polio Makes A Comeback In Poverty-Stricken Venezuela

Karl Marx and Marxism at Two Hundred

Karl Marx and Marxism at Two Hundred

By Richard M. Ebeling Mises Institute May 9, 2018   Karl Marx and Marxism at Two Hundred   A specter continues to haunt the world, the specter of Karl Marx. Two hundred years ago, on May 5, 1818, the father of twentieth century totalitarian communism, the guidebook writer of revolutionary mass-murdering dictatorship, and the inspirer of disastrous […]


“Real Socialism” Has Indeed Been Tried — And It’s Been a Disaster

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute May 7, 2018   “Real Socialism” Has Indeed Been Tried — And It’s Been a Disaster   May 5th marks the 200th Anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, and in spite of inspiring a wide variety of political movements that have caused countless human rights disasters, Marx continues to be an object […]

"Real Socialism" Has Indeed Been Tried — And It's Been a Disaster

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 […]


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The Problem With Hillary

By Thomas DiLorenzo LewRockwell.com July 9, 2016     The problem with Hillary Clinton as a presidential candidate is not that she is a corrupt and dishonest politician, as her critics have charged.  No, the problem with Hillary is that she is just as big a socialist as Bernie Sanders is.  “We’re going to take things […]


What Happened to the Revolution?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 10, 2016 What Happened to the Revolution?   In a recent interview I was asked why Bernie Sanders, a self-described “democratic socialist” had seemingly attracted so much support among young people. In fact polls suggest Sanders is the most popular candidate among people aged 18-29, and 51 percent […]

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Including the Ocean Floor, the Feds Own Much More Land than You Think

By Mark Brandly Mises.org March 18,2016   Including the Ocean Floor, the Feds Own Much More Land than You Think The Importance of Economic Calculation   In “Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth,” Ludwig von Mises challenged the socialists to explain how economic calculation could be performed in a socialist economy absent prices. Mises concluded […]

Including the Ocean Floor, the Feds Own Much More Land than You Think

Venezuela Is Out of Food: Here’s What an Economic Collapse Really Looks Like

By Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper February 15, 2016   Venezuela Is Out of Food: Here’s What an Economic Collapse Really Looks Like     Venezuela is out of food. After several years of long lines, rationing, and shortages, the socialist country does not have enough food to feed its population, and the opposition government has […]

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Capitalists Have a Better Plan

By ROBERT P. MURPHY Foundation for Economic Education August 19, 2015   Capitalists Have a Better Plan Why Decentralized Planning Is Superior to Bureaucracy and Socialism   (Image from Shutterstock)   To early 20th-century intellectuals, capitalism looked like anarchy. Why, they wondered, would we trust deliberative, conscious guidance when building a house but not when building […]