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Money Is Not Wealth, nor Is Wealth Natural Resources

Economic FreedomMonetary PolicyProperty RightsSocialism

Blog08/19/2022

Development economists often confuse natural resources with wealth and then are puzzled when countries rich in resources experience widespread poverty. Free markets lead to creation of wealth, period.

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The New Green Economy Is Little More than a Keynesian Spending Scheme

KeynesProgressivismSocialism

Blog08/16/2022

Advocates of the New Green Deal emphasize new "green jobs" and other benefits, but the NGD is basically a Keynesian scheme in which government allegedly spends us into prosperity.

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Is Economic Growth Synonymous with Ecological Destruction? The NYT Gets It Wrong (Again)

Economic PolicyProperty RightsSocialism

Blog08/13/2022

The New York Times recently interviewed economist Herman Daly, who insists that economic growth is ecologically destructive. There is much more to the story.

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If Mauritius Is a Tax H(e)aven, Other African Countries Must Be Tax Hells

Free MarketsSocialismTaxes and Spending

Blog08/13/2022

Elites are attacking the government of Mauritius for having lower tax rates than other African countries. The real issue is the levels of taxation in other African countries.

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Thomas Piketty Wants to Bring Back Communism in the Guise of Democratic Socialism

Free MarketsSocialismCapital and Interest Theory

Blog08/11/2022

Thomas Piketty writes about equality and believes that reimposing communism in the West will achieve it. Mark Thornton disagrees.

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The Agenda behind Climate Change Catastrophism

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismSocialism

Blog08/08/2022

On top of Congress passing the "Climate Relief Bill," environmentalists also demand that President Joe Biden declare a "climate emergency" in order to seize new powers ostensibly to combat dreaded climate change. However, climate alarmism is not based on reality.

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Green Myths and Hard Realities: Sri Lanka as a Warning

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomySocialismStrategy

Blog08/06/2022

While renewable energy and organic farming are considered sustainable, they're anything but. The collapse of Sri Lanka's green agricultural sector is a warning to the rest of the world.

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RIP Ronald Sider: The Man Who Was Ground Zero for Modern Politicized Evangelical Christianity

Economic FreedomEconomic PolicySocialism

Blog08/02/2022
While politicized evangelical Christianity is usually associated with the political right, it began as a hard-left movement that tried to equate the Christian faith with socialism. Ronald Sider, who recently passed away, was the one who was responsible for the politicization.
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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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The Competing Ideologies for the Collectivist Mind

SocialismWorld History

Blog07/25/2022

Modern socialists claim that Hitler's Nazi regime was the antithesis of socialism. Hitler would have disagreed, as he saw himself and his movement as being primarily socialist.

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