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Capitalism Doesn't Cause Consumerism — Governments Do

Global EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/21/2019

It's government — not markets — that intervene to "stimulate" ever greater amounts of spending and consumption. A healthy market economy, meanwhile,  relies on both saving and spending.

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Cultural Marxism Is Real

Blog01/09/2019

The term "cultural Marxism" has been in circulation for over forty years and describes an indentifiable intellectual movement.

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Congressman Threatens to Bomb Gun Owners Who Don't Submit to Gun Control

Blog12/03/2018

Former government prosecutor and current congressman Eric Swalwell would love the chance to prosecute and imprison millions of Americans who fail to turn in their guns.

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Conflicting Government Data Shows the Importance of Sound Economic Theory

U.S. History

Blog10/11/2018

Even if we can observe amazing amounts of economic progress in the face of rising government intervention, in a relatively free economy, this can always be attributed to the resilience of the market system, and the power of human innovation and productivity.

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Capitalism Makes Us More Humane

U.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog09/18/2018

Why is it that starving Venezuelans are eating dogs while Americans are rescuing dogs from hurricanes?

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Capitalism: Why Chile Is So Much Richer than Venezuela

Blog07/24/2018

Chile has enjoyed strong growth since it shifted to freer markets, especially compared to Venezuela, which is burdened by a vicious form of statism.

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Canada Has Legalized Pot — And the US May Soon Bow to State Legalization

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog06/29/2018

Over 100 million people in North America will soon live in places where recreational marijuana has been legalized.

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Central Bankers Won't Tolerate Deflation — No Matter the Cost

Blog05/12/2018

The concluding phase of credit expansion before the credit crisis is now about to begin.

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