Tag Archives: Capitalism

DEAR GARETT ROSS: An Open Letter to a Grandson

First Published on January 10, 2013 by Land & Livestock Interntional, Inc.  The situation is incredibly worse today than it was then and the grandson is already grown and a man of his own. Thus I decided it merited being … Continue reading

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Capitalism Makes Us More Humane

At the core of this difference between conditions for domestic animals in the US and Venezuela is this: market-oriented (i.e., capitalist) societies can afford to treat their animals better: they can afford to build animal shelters, to package food expressly … Continue reading

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Inequality Doesn’t Create Poverty

These taxes, we are told, will put an end to the poverty-causing inequality that now is a global crisis. But there’s a problem for Oxfam in this data. The report never actually demonstrates that inequality causes poverty, or how it … Continue reading

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Socialism vs. Capitalism

Under democratic capitalism, all private property remained nominally untouched and intact. However, a democratically elected state government could interfere with private property rights if this was deemed in the democratically determined “public interest” and for the “common good.” For this … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving & Capitalism

 Was this realization that communism was incompatible with human nature and the prosperity of humanity to be despaired or be a cause for guilt? Not in Governor Bradford’s eyes. It was simply a matter of accepting that altruism and collectivism … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Contradicts Himself on Religious Liberty and Capitalism

The clergy betrayed us a long, long time ago. — jtl, 419 by Roy Cordato via Mises Daily While visiting the White House on his first day in the United States this year, Pope Francis made a strong plea on … Continue reading

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F.A. Hayek and Why Government Can’t Manage Society, Part I

By Richard Ebeling via The Daily Bell    This year marks the seventieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War. On May 8th, Nazi Germany surrendered to the Allied Powers in Europe. On September 2nd, Imperial Japan surrendered … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving & Capitalism

Another very good reason to celebrate Thanksgiving. It is a story that should be widely told. So please spread it to your friends and family. Unfortunately, thanks to the contamination of the language, the use of the term “capitalism” has … Continue reading

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The Economic Lessons of Bethlehem

Merry Christmas everybody. — jtl, 419 By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. via LewRockwell.com At the heart of the Christmas story rests some important lessons concerning free enterprise, government, and the role of wealth in society. Let’s begin with one of the … Continue reading

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ANARCHO-CAPITALISM: TEACHING PEOPLE HOW TO FISH WITHOUT GOVERNMENT

Written by Brian White  Opinion, Guest Column in the American Daily Herald PERHAPS THE BEST WAY TO THINK OF ANARCHO-CAPITALISM IS TO CONSIDER IT A MEANS TO TEACH PEOPLE HOW TO FISH FOR THEMSELVES, RATHER THAN LOOKING TO GOVERNMENT FOR THEIR SUSTENANCE. Donald Hank’s … Continue reading

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