Category Archives: economics

The Myth of Legislating Prosperity

A persistent myth one encounters among leftists is that government action via legislation leads to prosperity. In fact, I would argue this is the defining characteristic of a leftist, albeit to some extent many among the Alt-Right; government is the … Continue reading

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The Only Thing Worse Than Communism

Tobias Langdon at the Occidental Observer notes: I’d call Grenfell Tower a good metaphor for the Western world as a whole. At vast expense and with conspicuous piety, we are being wrapped in the highly flammable cladding of racial and … Continue reading

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How Game Theory Explains Gender Pay Gap

Last weekend, libertarian Walter Block spoke at the Mises Institute event in Seattle titled House of Cards: Has the US Economy Recovered? His speech concerned the gender pay gap myth. I thought it would be worth noting the unwitting connection … Continue reading

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The Cult Of Imperium

In Pleasantville: Libertarianism and the Cult of Liber, author Ehud Would at Faith and Heritage commits a slew of inaccuracies in attempting to refute libertarianism. I really tire of having to point out that Ayn Rand was not a libertarian … Continue reading

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Why Santa Claus Is An Anarchist

* This will be my last post for the year, as I’m transitioning over to some new work. Merry Christmas! Growing up I watched many films as part of my family Christmas tradition. Die Hard. Home Alone 1 and 2. … Continue reading

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American Betrayal

Chris Cantwell writes about the plight of a disabled New Hampshire Vietnam vet about to be evicted from his home by the same government subsidizing illegal immigration: I hope whoever reads this will think long and hard about the priorities of our … 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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