The Federal “Crimes̶...

Jan 14, 2020 by

William L. Anderson In 2006, I asked whether or not Ken Lay really was a criminal following his conviction in federal court for...

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Universal Basic Income: A Drea...

Jan 13, 2020 by

Antony Sammeroff – [This essay is based on a talk by the author at the Eighth International Conference of the Austrian School...

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Why Marx Was Against Individua...

Dec 29, 2019 by

David Gordon – People are unequal in abilities and circumstances, and because of this, attempts to make them equal by force...

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The Wealth Redistribution Scam...

Dec 24, 2019 by

Thorsten Polleit – The world over people are told that central banks pursue “price stability” by making sure that consumer...

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Three Arguments Debunking Marx...

Dec 23, 2019 by

Though widely dispensed with in the field of economics, the notion of “wage slavery” is still common among progressives and...

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Marx and Left Revolutionary He...

Dec 21, 2019 by

Disillusioned in the Prussian state, the Young Hegelians proclaimed the inevitable coming apocalyptic revolution to destroy and...

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Chilean Protesters Could End C...

Dec 11, 2019 by

José Niño – As supermarkets are set on fire and churches are desecrated, Chile’s recent wave of protests have sullied the...

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When the Communists Abolished ...

Dec 11, 2019 by

Ryan McMaken – Anti-capitalists on both left and right tell us that “capitalism” is destroying the weekend. The...

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China’s Mercantilism Is ...

Dec 5, 2019 by

Over the past two decades, fears about China’s rapid economic and technological advancement have grown exponentially and culminated...

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Social Justice Is Nothing like...

Nov 30, 2019 by

Germinal G. Van Social justice is a political and social ideology that advocates for the equal redistribution of wealth, equal access...

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The Berlin Wall: Doomed by Eco...

Nov 29, 2019 by

The Berlin Wall — not the hammer and sickle — will be etched forever in history as the symbol of the failed ideologies of socialism...

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Intellectual Property as the N...

Nov 16, 2019 by

The standard justification for intellectual property — i.e., patents and copyrights and trademarks — is that the creative process...

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4 Reasons Why Socialism Is Bec...

Nov 9, 2019 by

The newfound openness of large numbers of Americans to socialism is, by now, a well-documented phenomenon. Alexander Zubatov –...

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Africa’s Socialism Is Ke...

Nov 4, 2019 by

It has been widely, vividly, but nonetheless wrongly believed that socialism is the appropriate system to improve the living...

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How School Districts Put Polit...

Nov 2, 2019 by

Matthew Bankert – Many people wary of government power rightly criticize public schools for being more indoctrination than...

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Unions and Protectionism, Not ...

Oct 19, 2019 by

Ryan McMaken – As the decline of the Rust Belt became increasingly obvious during the 1980s, protectionists attempted to blame...

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The Late Great State of Califo...

Oct 18, 2019 by

My family moved to California in 1950, part of the post-WWII westward migration. My widowed mother, tired of Boston’s dreary winters,...

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Government Meddling Is the Rea...

Oct 7, 2019 by

People frequently allege that, under capitalism, people aren’t paid what they are worth to employers. Gary Galles – People...

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No, Capitalism Doesn’t Threate...

Oct 5, 2019 by

Robert P. Murphy – Presumably bolstered by the fiery claims of Greta Thunberg and the general theme of Climate Week, people on...

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Eugenics and the Racist Underb...

Oct 1, 2019 by

William L. Anderson – The New York Times has created a huge stir with its 1619 Project , which claims that the real founding of...

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