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With another Martin Luther King Day come and gone, we were reminded that the views of King are regarded as the model for the "civil rights movement."
Some of this is merited, of course. King stood up to governments that used state force, via Jim Crow laws to mandate segregation and...
Global EconomyWorld History
Although hardly "free-market" in any doctrinaire way, the relatively free economy of Taiwan delivered immense growth in standards of living while many Chinese on the mainland starved.
Big GovernmentSocialismThe Police State
Venezuelans are defenseless against a government that runs roughshod over their civil liberties and economic livelihood.
The Gilded Age's enormous gains in incomes and standards of living showed what individuals were capable of creating when the government was shackled.
Media and CultureMoney and BanksThe Police State
The US private sector badly needs to de-politicize itself. Also: more government regulation isn't the answer.