Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought
Keynesian economics is the economics of debt-addicted, lower-class spendthrifts: modern governments.
While everyone was talking about the 2018-2019 United States government shutdown, the House began pushing a new bill on universal background checks for gun ownership.
Cleveland was a staunch critic of government subsidies and crony privileges. He saw no constitutional justification for welfare and famously stated: “Though the people support the government, the government should not support the people.”
The rise of interest in free market economics has come from outside academia and Economics in One Lesson has been a great part of this awareness.
Global EconomyWorld History
Although hardly "free-market" in any doctrinaire way, the relatively free economy of Taiwan delivered immense growth in standards of living while many Chinese on the mainland starved.
Big GovernmentSocialismThe Police State
Venezuelans are defenseless against a government that runs roughshod over their civil liberties and economic livelihood.
The Gilded Age's enormous gains in incomes and standards of living showed what individuals were capable of creating when the government was shackled.
Media and CultureMoney and BanksThe Police State
The US private sector badly needs to de-politicize itself. Also: more government regulation isn't the answer.