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Why We Need Entrpreneurs and Market Prices for a Healthy Economy

SocialismPrices

Blog3 hours ago

We need both prices and entrepreneurs to have a functioning and prosperous marketplace. Under socialism, though, we have none of the above.

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Today's Anticapitalists Are Closer to Fascism Than They Think

ProgressivismSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog08/06/2020

Today's anticapitalists fall into a familiar pattern pioneered by Mussolini and Giovanni Gentile.

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Why Savings Are So Critical to Improving the Standard of Living

CapitalismProduction Theory

Blog07/10/2020

In order to produce capital goods, and hence more consumer goods, we must first forego current consumption. That is, we must save now to have more later.

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Stocks Always Go Up. Until They Don't.

Blog07/08/2020

When confidence is extreme, there's no scrutiny. There's always a "this time it's different" mindset, the belief that anything is possible.

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As the Fed Pumps, the Stock Market Is Increasingly the Only Game in Town

Financial Markets

Blog06/27/2020

In the midst of a stock market bubble like this one, everyone from Warren Buffet down to the shoeshine boy has some great tips for you.

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1918: A Study in How Disease Can Shape Public Policy

HealthU.S. History

Blog06/19/2020

Did the hardliners win at Versailles because the Americans were too weak with the flu to object? If so, it would be just one way that disease profoundly affected public policy in the wake of the 1918 flu.

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How the Police Arbitration System Shields Police from Accountability

Blog06/17/2020

Legal arbitration only makes sense when all parties involved voluntarily enter into a contract. With police arbitration, the public has no seat at the table. It's a system designed to protect police only.

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The Problem with "Wandering" Police Officers

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog06/16/2020

Some police officers are able to easily get rehired by law enforcement agencies even though they were forced out of other departments for misconduct. That's a problem.

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