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Central Planners Don't Know What's Best for You

Socialism

Blog01/21/2022

Flawed as we are and with limited knowledge about the world and ourselves, we might not know what is objectively “best for us long term.” Government planners know even less.

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Who Needs Personal Responsibility When We Can Just Trust Our Overlords?

Socialism

Blog01/18/2022

Across so many fields, from money to nutrition, I’ve found that the corollary to the government-heavy approach is a desire not to make choices for oneself.

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The Rise of the New Socialism—and What You Can Do about It

Socialism

Blog01/18/2022

The Great Reset, comes straight from the socialist witch’s kitchen and represents a reissue of well-known socialist ideas in a new guise.

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Why "Macro" Thinking in Economics Is Such a Problem

Socialism

Blog12/18/2021

The knowledge of government planners is much overrated. Instead, we must "trust no man beyond his infinitesimal area of competence; hold him to the very little he knows."

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Equality and Envy

Socialism

Blog12/03/2021

There are many reasons why activists and intellectuals oppose inequality. Envy is one of them.

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Is Solidarity a Good Thing?

Socialism

Blog10/22/2021

Further, if solidarity is a value, why can’t the common enterprise be that people in a society share a commitment to the free market? Or is solidarity only good when people jointly do things socialists like?

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How a Marxist of Twenty-Five Years Became a Misesian Libertarian

Socialism

Blog07/06/2021

In the fall of 2016, I was a left communist. As any Marxist can tell you, ideology can blind one to the insights that might disrupt one’s political adhesions. Only it was Marxist ideology itself that blinded me.

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The Covid Lockdowns Showed Us How Dangerous Social Engineers Have Become

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Blog06/22/2021

It's fairly easy to destroy the spontaneously created institutions and groups that make up a well-functioning society. But it is nearly impossible to rebuild them once they're destroyed by central planners. 

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Central Planning by Business Is Not the Same as Central Planning by Government

Socialism

Blog03/24/2021

Electing better planners won't make socialism work. Central planning fails because planning without the feedback mechanisms of the market is an impossible task.

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AOC and Schumer Want Taxpayer Funding for Covid-19 Funerals

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Blog02/09/2021

Democrats want taxpayer funding for the families of those who died of covid. But, of course, there's no discussion of helping those who died as a result of covid lockdowns, such as those who were denied medical treatment for cancer. 

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