SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought
Marx said that what he wanted was to create a one-world state. And that was Lenin’s idea too.
Governments hate accountability, and they hate reporting on their own failed programs, like the war in Afghanistan.
Social Democracy fails for the same reasons communism did. It just fails more slowly.
By threatening the Venezuelan regime and imposing sanctions, the US has only inflamed Venezuelan nationalism, while providing the regime with a convenient scapegoat.
Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth
The way vaccines are packaged and distributed is often driven primarily by politics and government regulation — and not by medical concerns.
PovertyValue and Exchange
If the Wal-Mart CEO were to take a $1 salary and the company were to spread that over each of the company's workers, each worker would receive a one-time bonus of $10.
Media and CultureStrategy
A higher education system with "free tuition" will need to control costs through larger class sizes, and lower-quality services.