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Cracked-Up Slobodian

DemocracyEconomic FreedomProgressivismSocialismU.S. HistoryWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Professor Quinn Slobodian believes that free markets must lead to tyrannical worker exploitation, and socialism is the only solution. In truth, market competition is the answer. 

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The Major Cause of Mass Poverty in Sudan

Economic FreedomLegal SystemMedia and CultureSocialism


Sudan has neither the governmental nor social institutions that allow people to develop and build wealth. Instead, people get handouts from the West, which does nothing to reduce poverty.

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Wilhelm von Humboldt’s Demarcation of the Limits of State Activity

Big GovernmentDemocracySocialism


Before there was Thomas Jefferson, there was Wilhelm von Humboldt, who saw the importance of guarding against the encroachment of state power.

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Will Jamaica Embrace True Economic Reform or Just More Socialism?

Bureaucracy and RegulationDemocracyEconomic FreedomProgressivismSocialism


Jamaica is on the road to becoming a republic, but will that lead to economic freedom or to the statism that has held back that country since independence from Great Britain?

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Call Rent Control What It Really Is: Theft

Bureaucracy and RegulationPrice ControlsSocialism


Rent control is all the rage with progressives, with several states and localities trying to impose it. However, when people have their property effectively—and legally—stolen, there are long-term consequences.

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Socialists Should Support Government Default: Their Forebears Certainly Did

Economic PolicySocialismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


Socialists like Bernie Sanders and the editors of Jacobin have decried the possible US government debt default. Marx and Lenin would have vociferously disagreed.

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A Great Man Cannot Salvage a Bad Idea

Media and CultureSocialismWorld History


Einstein might have been one of history's most brilliant men, but even his great mind could not have made socialism work. Unfortunately, he wasn't smart enough to see that.

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To Avarice No Sanction

Economic FreedomPhilosophySocialism


What many people call government generosity Leonard Read called avarice.

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Review: Orwell's The Road to Wigan Pier

SocialismWorld History


While George Orwell wrote magnificently against totalitarianism, his attempt to defend socialism in The Road to Wigan Pier stumbled badly.

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Progressives Want to Eliminate Wealthy Entrepreneurs but Need the Wealth They Create

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureProgressivismSocialismEntrepreneurship


Modern culture is biased against those that are rich even while depending upon the wealth that successful entrepreneurs have created.

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