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7 Observations on the Humane Nature of Capitalism

CapitalismPhilosophy

Blog39 min ago

Capitalism isn't just better because it makes us materially better off. Capitalism also helps us forge a more humane and civil society. 

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Robots Won't Destroy Us: How Automation Creates Jobs

Labor and WagesCalculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryProduction Theory

Blog4 hours ago

The goods created by automation—and the labor freed up by it—become inputs for industries downstream.

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The 200th Anniversary of a Great American Demolition of Tyranny

Blog04/09/2021

John Taylor's Tyranny Unmasked is one of the best American books on trade by one of the most thoughtful and least appreciated political analysts of the founding era.

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Government Property Is Sacred. Your Property? Not So Much.

U.S. History

Blog04/09/2021

The government tantrum over the Capitol riot has shown that the regime sees its own property as sacrosanct. Your private property, on the other hand, is completely expendable and of no importance whatsoever. 

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Cannabis Prohibition: Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine

Free MarketsHealthLegal System

The current cannabis prohibition policy creates scientific backwardness regarding cannabinoid drugs’ benefits and their actual harm. 

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The Equality Act's Attack on Religion Is Really about Private Property Rights

U.S. History

Blog04/08/2021

Like other "antidiscrimination" schemes, the Equality Act is just another way to to extend federal power over every private institution and aspect of private life. 

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Trust, Corruption, and the Cultural Foundations of Capitalism

Blog04/08/2021

Capitalism works well in developing countries when certain cultural obstacles are overcome. But if we ignore the cultural foundations of market institutions, we only succeed in generating contempt for capitalism. 

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How the Feds Blackmail Colleges and Universities

Education

Blog04/08/2021

It's becoming increasingly clear that Christian schools that accept federal funds will soon have to make a choice between abandoning those funds or fully embracing the ruling class's views of gender politics. 

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