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Capitalism vs. Socialism

Anti-PoliticsSocialismStrategy

1 hour agoAudio/Video
Is Bernie right to say America has become a socialist country? Jeff Deist joins guest host Judge Andrew P. Napolitano on Kennedy to discuss the "Capitalism vs. Socialism" debate within the Democrat Party.
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Individual Responsibility and Guilt

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog2 hours ago

Susan Neiman contends Southerners need to acknowledge guilt for slavery, segregation, and lynching, and "work off" the past. But collective responsibility is a chimera, and a dangerous one at that.

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Why Rothbard Wanted "Radical Decentralization"

Decentralization and SecessionHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog2 hours ago

Secession and decentralization are good for two reasons: they move us toward a society with more individual freedom. And smaller, more decentralized societies are more economically free.

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Blago Is Free

Anti-Politics

Blago's real crime wasn't trying to sell a senate seat, if he did in fact try to do that. Rather his crime was that he refused to appoint the man Obama had picked as his successor in the Senate.

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Marxist Dreams and Soviet Realities

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

02/20/2020Mises Daily Articles
The Nazi concentration camps were modified versions of Soviet originals. It's true the Soviet Union is not history's only killer state, but it is the original model on which others are based.
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Is Free Market Economics Too "Ideological"?

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/20/2020

Free market economics is often ignorantly dismissed for being "ideological" rather than scientific. It probably sounds smart to the economically illiterate, but it is decidedly not.

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Why It's so Hard to Escape America's "Anti-Poverty" Programs

Economic FreedomPovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog02/20/2020

Between the regulation of business and penalties for rising income, anti-poverty policies in America make it so that many workers have no clear path to escape poverty.

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