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Canada's Debt Spiral

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/19/2018

One of the reasons governments can run up huge deficits so easily is that the politicians — unlike entrepreneurs — can't be held accountable for their bad debts.

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Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog05/15/2018

Implementation of Marx’s ideas make nobody happy, other than spoiled millennials who aren’t suffering under it.

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The Solution to Canada’s Failed Universal Health Care System: Consumer and Physician Freedom

Health

Blog05/10/2018

The most sure way to expand the supply of high quality health care is to defend the right of any consumer and any physician to enter into a voluntary exchange.

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Starbucks Case Illustrates How Government Police Aren't Like Private Police

The EntrepreneurThe Police State

Blog05/05/2018

Unlike government police, private firms often suffer falling stock prices and falling revenues when running afoul of public expectations. 

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Universal Health Care in Canada: A Colossal Government Failure

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog04/28/2018

The median waiting time for patients in Canada from referral by a practitioner, to consultation with a specialist, to date of treatment, was 21.2 weeks in 2017.

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Western Capitalist Countries are the Best Places to be Born a Woman

Global EconomyLabor and WagesMedia and Culture

Discrimination against women is a phenomenon of anti-capitalist and Muslim countries. Protection of women’s rights is a phenomenon of capitalist and Western countries.

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America Picks a Fight With its Largest Foreign Creditor

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/17/2018

Pursuing a trade war with your largest creditor, whose also on the edge of insolvency, is a recipe for financial meltdown.

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The Myth They Used to Pass Canada's Universal Healthcare

HealthWorld History

Blog04/06/2018

The medical establishment has done its best to crush market-oriented strategies to make healthcare more affordable. 

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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the Cummins Engine Company

The Entrepreneur

Blog03/27/2018

In the pursuit of profit, many firms also seek to improve their communities in more intangible ways. 

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When Pollution Is a Violation of Property Rights

The EnvironmentPrivate Property

Blog03/24/2018

Rothbard's prescriptions for legal remedies against polluters are far better than the regulatory regime now favored by governments. 

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