Category Archives: capitalism

Converting Leftists Into Libertarians: An Exercise in Futility

Justin Moldow at Liberty Hangout laments the libertarian movement’s continuing delusion that leftists make natural liberty lovers (bold emphasis added). Even though these leftists just voted for the biggest warmongering neocon in the race, they are convinced that leftists will … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Why Socialism Doesn’t Work

Mises Institute Fellow Jonathan Newman writes about Ludwig Von Mises’ devastating critique of socialism for its lack of pricing (bold emphasis added): With private ownership of the means of production, entrepreneurs hire laborers and purchase capital and natural resources based … Continue reading

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All In the (Libertarian) Family

Reason Magazine has a book review of Hayek’s Modern Family: Classical Liberalism and the Evolution of Social Institutions, by Steven Horwitz, I have not read the book but wanted to give some commentary on quotes found within the review itself, … Continue reading

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The “Libertarian” Scopes Trial

There are some who seem to be confused about what the Non-Aggression Principle really says. Or they’re just being dense. Either way, the name of libertarianism and anarcho-capitalism is being dragged through the mud and put on trial in a court … Continue reading

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No One Owes You Anything (You Don’t Own)

A while back on this blog I got into an argument with a commenter over whether or not a store owner could refuse entry or refuse coffee to people based on their race. Putting aside the morality of the act, I … Continue reading

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Why Many People Hate (Free Market) Capitalism

Libertarians like to say often that one of the reasons people don’t like capitalism is because what we capitalism today isn’t capitalism as we think of it. They are thinking of mercantilism, which is what our current economy is based … Continue reading

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Starbucks versus TSA

While at the local shopping center this morning, I encountered two glaring examples of how different people treat private sector workers compared to government ones. Dropping off books at the Half Price Bookstore,  I observed a woman telling an employee … Continue reading

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