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What Exactly Is Neoliberalism, and Is It a Bad Thing?


In his book-length essay on neoliberalism, Alberto Mingardi provides some much needed clarification and explanation of this concept that has long been one of the Left's favored bogeymen. 


Biden's New Budget Plan Means Trump-Era Mega Spending Will Continue


The Dems claim social programs suffer from "underinvestment." But it's clear there's been no lack of spending going on, whether we're talking about military spending, social spending, or anything else. 

7 Observations on the Humane Nature of Capitalism


Capitalism isn't just better because it makes us materially better off. Capitalism also helps us forge a more humane and civil society. 

Robots Won't Destroy Us: How Automation Creates Jobs


The goods created by automation—and the labor freed up by it—become inputs for industries downstream.

The 200th Anniversary of a Great American Demolition of Tyranny


John Taylor's Tyranny Unmasked is one of the best American books on trade by one of the most thoughtful and least appreciated political analysts of the founding era.

Marx, Abstract Labor, and Absurdity

04/09/2021Friday Philosophy

Without the labor theory of value's assumption of a natural price that explains what is “really” going on beneath the veil of supply and demand, there is no mystification involved in capitalist production.

Government Property Is Sacred. Your Property? Not So Much.


The government tantrum over the Capitol riot has shown that the regime sees its own property as sacrosanct. Your private property, on the other hand, is completely expendable and of no importance whatsoever. 

Cannabis Prohibition: Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine

The current cannabis prohibition policy creates scientific backwardness regarding cannabinoid drugs’ benefits and their actual harm. 

The Equality Act's Attack on Religion Is Really about Private Property Rights


Like other "antidiscrimination" schemes, the Equality Act is just another way to to extend federal power over every private institution and aspect of private life. 



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