Protectionism and Free Trade
The evolution of global trade over the last decades has thus been influenced to a significant and yet unrecognized extent by the expansionist monetary policies of governments around the world.
Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth
The way vaccines are packaged and distributed is often driven primarily by politics and government regulation — and not by medical concerns.
Families provide an example of social bonds without private property, prices, and “capitalist exploitation.” So, it's odd that Marx wanted to abolish the family.
Many on the Left still cling to the idea that if they can only elect "the right people," everything will be fine. This is a doomed strategy.
Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
The thinking goes that MIT's new GDP-B measure allows the statistician to estimate a “consumer surplus.”
Liberty can be lost and so can the benefits of capital accumulation. The well developed capital structure is not a given. It can be eroded by central banks and by government policies and regulations.
The EnvironmentU.S. History
The emergence of "catastrophe bonds" in recent decades suggests an interesting way that Climate Warriors could alleviate the presumed costs of climate change — assuming climate activists are willing to spend any of their own money on the problem.