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Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
Populists on the right (and left) are claiming that American prosperity came about because of high protective tariffs. But political rhetoric can't replace sound economics.
Even though the Fed has been inflating the US dollar with impunity, neither the yen nor the euro can challenge the USD.
Property RightsWorld History
While divine monarchy might seem illogical or archaic, it had a larger positive economic impact in society that historians have overlooked.
Booms and BustsInflation
As prices rise, many people—including economists, who should know better—claim that price increases are inflation. They are not.
Nearly four hundred local, state, and federal police were involved in the law enforcement debacle at Uvalde. Ninety-one state troopers did nothing. This isn't just local.
Critics claim the market economy engages in "planned obsolescence" that encourages throwing good products into landfills. In fact, activities that might seem wasteful are the best use of resources.
CapitalismEconomic FreedomFree MarketsSocialism
The standard line among the Great Reset crowd is that capitalism exploits poor nations and causes poverty. In reality, capitalism and free markets have reduced poverty around the world.
Although social media is blamed for many social ills, the sickness doesn't come from Twitter or Facebook but from how the ruling classes have politicized life itself.