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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Doesn't Understand What Capitalists Do

Blog12/05/2018

While it may seem to many that the capitalist provides no benefit to the market, but without Earnhardt Jr. taking on the function of the entrepreneur, there would be no car to drive, no strategy to call, no wrench to turn.

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What's Next for Brazil's "New Right"?

Blog12/03/2018

Brazil's new president has made many statements favorable to many pro-market reforms. But will he focus on economic reforms or the social conservatism favored by many of his supporters?

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Free Will and the Market Place

Free Markets

Blog11/29/2018

If the laws of economics are either unknown or not heeded, the inevitable penalty will be an economy of scarcity and poverty.

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Let There Be Light: The Documentary the Army Suppressed

Blog11/28/2018

The US Army commissioned a propaganda film on recovering veterans. But the Army nixed the program after the film ended up showcasing the horrors of war.

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How the Nazis Converted German Agriculture to Socialism

Blog11/19/2018

In line with Nazi economic totalitarianism overall, the National Socialists took total control of German agricultural while leaving in place an ersatz form of private ownership.

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The Tragedy of America's Entry into World War I

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/10/2018

America went to war 100 years ago for no good reason, and certainly not for the “general interest” of national security.

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How Capitalists Created a "War on Waste"

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/08/2018

Private entrepreneurs have solved many environmental problems by finding ways to turn garbage into something people were willing to pay for.

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Gustavus Swift: Capitalist Hero

Blog11/05/2018

Gustavus Swift liberated people from a diet of salt pork by figuring out how to ship refrigerated beef.

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