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Global EconomyWorld History
Zimbabwe's government has embraced a potent mixture of monetary inflation and price controls. The result has been economic disaster.
Media and Culture
Woke journalists are not barriers to state-sponsored oppression, but rather its enablers.
Government officials have often stood in the way of scientific progress.
Jim Crow policies and the eugenics-tinged racial purity theories behind them were at the heart of progressivism, something that few progressives today are willing to acknowledge.
Labor and WagesU.S. History
If violence is the key to creating wealth, as Desmond insinuates, then the communist nations would have created fabulous amounts of wealth given the brutality of 20th-century Stalinism.
When colleges or hospitals are guaranteed payment by a third party, such as Sallie Mae or a health insurance company, it's only natural to raise prices on the student or patient. In these cases, the user's ability to pay becomes almost irrelevant.
Venezuelan politicians hoping to replace the current regime in Venezuela mostly offer just re-treads of the failed socialism the country has endured for decades.
Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles
The negative consequences of expansionary monetary policies take a while to show up, but Deutsche Bank's collapse may be the first sign of failure.