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Renewables and EVs in the Grip of Lesseps Syndrome

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Blog12/02/2022

The so-called green energy strategy is no strategy at all. Instead, it is an attempt to cripple the energy industries in vain hopes that renewables will magically cover the energy shortfall.

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A (True) Thanksgiving Tale of Socialism in America and Israel

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Blog11/24/2022

The Pilgrims tried socialism at Plymouth. After two years, they returned to private enterprise. Likewise, Israel was founded as a socialist state but has back turned toward free markets.

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Why Cambridge Philosopher Raymond Geuss Hates Free Markets and Individualism

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Blog11/18/2022

Geuss claims to be a liberal against liberalism. Given that he has praised Lenin and Mao, that part about being against liberalism is certainly true. 

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Niebuhr, My God, to Thee

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Blog11/11/2022

Lutheran theologian Reinhold Niebuhr attracted numerous followers in postwar America in part because of his attacks on the free market. Perhaps he should have read Mises.

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Consumers, Workers, and Monopolies: Free Markets Serve All

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Blog11/03/2022

Among Mises's contributions was his doctrine of consumer sovereignty in a free market.

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Misunderstanding Mises, Again

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Blog11/02/2022

After praising Mises for his work on socialism, Tyler Cowen goes on to claim Human Action is "cranky and dogmatic." "Brilliant and insightful" would have been more truthful.

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Why Do Western Celebrities Usually Support Collectivism?

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Blog10/22/2022

Celebrities in Western countries generally support socialism or some sort of collectivism. While they benefit from supporting collectivism, the poor people they claim to care about suffer under it.

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Myth versus Ideology: Why Free Market Thinking Is Nonideological

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Blog10/21/2022

Austrian economists often are labeled ideologues for advocating for free markets, yet socialism requires the ideological blinders.

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The Hardheaded Thought of Ludwig von Mises: Ever Attacked and Ever Triumphant

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Responding to an attack on Ludwig von Mises in the socialist publication Jacobin, Professor Wiśniewski corrects the errors and sets the record straight.

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The Perils of Higher Education: Institutional Failure

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Blog10/18/2022

As we watch the once proud edifice of higher education in the USA crumble, we realize that we are looking at institutional failure itself.

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