Tag Archives: Free market

Why We should Abandon the State

Many people otherwise favoring unfettered freedom will qualify their position with an inevitable “but” — “but we need government to provide physical security and dispute resolution, the most critical services of all.” Really? I wish I had a Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs Freedom to Discriminate

 A free society permits anything peaceful, and that includes the right to disassociate..A market that permits discrimination… allows … profits to be directed toward those who think broadly, while denying money and profitability to those who do not. In this … Continue reading

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The Internet Is A Perfect Example of How a Free Market Would and Does Work

 …the Internet has posed new challenges to national sovereignty…  No wonder it has all the various mafia-like criminal organizations (aka governments) over the world so concerned. Ou rah! for the Internet. All we have to do now is build on … Continue reading

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Economic Freedom | CNS News

Economic Freedom | CNS News. A couple of years ago, President Barack Obama, speaking on the economy, told an audience in Osawatomie, Kansas: “‘The market will take care of everything,’ they tell us. … But here’s the problem: It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Syndical Syndrome

by Murray N. Rothbard via Mises Daily: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 [Libertarian Forum, June 1971] New Yorkers have recently had to suffer yet another irresponsible blackjacking at the hands of power-drunk labor unions. This time it was the bridge tenders and garbage-incinerator … Continue reading

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The State’s Education Monopoly Increases Prices and Destroys Choice

by Ron Paul on October 14, 2013 Editor’s Note: This selection is taken from Chapter 5 of Ron Paul’s new book The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System. The free-market principle of open entry is challenged by governmental … Continue reading

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7 Falsehoods about the Free Market

by SANDY IKEDA via The Free Man Just as there are timeless truths, there are also timeless falsehoods. Here are a few of the latter that I’ve recently encountered, but there are, of course, plenty more. Some libertarians may not agree with … Continue reading

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Who Are the Real Anarchists?

by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Daily Those interested in anarchist thought should be sure to sign up for David Gordon’s Mises Academy course, History of Anarchist Thought, beginning next Tuesday, September 17. Register here. Few political ideologies are as … Continue reading

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Short Circuiting The Market

<:hgroup> <:hgroup>by eric via Eric Peters Autos Evidence continues to accrue that the Soviet Union did not disappear in 1991. It simply transplanted itself to another part of the world. Here. One of the hallmarks of the Soviet System was top-down central … Continue reading

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Can You Answer This Left-Wing Defender of Controlled Local Markets?

An interesting, beneficial and educational little exercise. — jtl, 419 by Gary North via the Tea Party Economist I wrote an article on a far-Left critic of the free market. His name is James  Howard Kunstler. You can read it … Continue reading

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