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Exponential Growth or State-Powered Stagnation: What Will Be Our Future?

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyFree Markets

Blog08/03/2022

There is a future of capitalism with higher living standards for all. Then there is the alternative: state-directed economic stagnation and runaway inflation.

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A Political Victory for the Joes Is a Loss for the Country

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismInflationPrice Controls

Blog08/01/2022

Sen. Joe Manchin has agreed to support a "Build Back Better" lite that proponents claim will reduce inflation, give us better weather, and "pay for itself" through price controls and taxes. Perhaps we should be wary of such political "victories" for the political elites.

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The Great Reset at Work: The Dystopian Transformation of the Food Industry

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyProgressivismSocialism

Blog08/01/2022

Fresh off destroying the agricultural economy of Sri Lanka, the Great Reset crowd now is urging people to eat insects in order to combat the food shortages that the self-appointed elites have caused.

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Austrians vs. Neoclassicists on Monopolies

Big GovernmentFree MarketsMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/28/2022

Neoclassical economists have a rigid view of monopoly producers. Austrians recognize that the only monopolies that create problems have been nurtured by government intervention.

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Jamaica's Experience Shows That Even Draconian Gun Control Will Not Stop Gun Violence

Big GovernmentProgressivismThe Police State

Blog06/17/2022

In the wake of mass shootings, progressives claim that draconian gun laws will stop these tragic events. However, the gun control record in places like Jamaica provides contrary evidence.

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Degradation and Nationalization: The Inevitable Ways of Russian Autocratic Economic Policy

Big GovernmentSocialismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/07/2022

Between Western sanctions and its own statist economic intervention, the Russian economy is headed downward and there is not much optimism ahead.

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The WHO's Pandemic Treaty: The End of National Sovereignty and Freedom

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationPaternalismSocialism

Blog06/02/2022

The proposed WHO Pandemic Treaty is nothing less than an exercise in medical totalitarianism. Welcome to the rule of the medical bureaucrat.

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Davos Man Is at It Again: The 2022 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismProgressivism

Blog05/31/2022

Once upon a time, the progressive hero was "socialist man." Today, we have "Davos man," who is ready to plan your life for you—your wishes notwithstanding.

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Covid and Its Statist Legacy: How Did We Get to This Point?

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentHealthInflation

Blog05/30/2022

The legacy of covid-19 ultimately will be the vast expansion of government on many levels. Not surprisingly, the statism is worse than the virus itself.

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