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

KeynesProgressivismSocialism

Blog2 hours ago

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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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 Attempt to Prosecute Donald Trump Is Unleashing More Than Our Political System Can Handle

AntipoliticsLegal SystemProgressivism

Blog08/10/2022

The recent raid on Donald Trump's Florida home is one more event in Democrats and Never Trumpers' never-ending attempt to have Trump arrested, convicted, and imprisoned. Our political classes are unleashing something that cannot be contained.

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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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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 Fed Is Making It Up as It Goes, So It Ditched Forward Guidance

Money and Banks

Blog07/27/2022

Powell said that moving forward "we think it's time to just go to a meeting by meeting basis." Translation: "Things might go even more off the rails at any time, so let’s just play it by ear."

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The Economy Needs a Volcker Moment

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles

Blog07/26/2022

When Paul Volcker was Fed chairman forty years ago, he did what was necessary to bring down inflation. Unfortunately, the current Fed leadership at best is engaging in Volcker Lite.

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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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