The government must take good medical care from those who have it and redistribute it to those who do not.
The greatest era of capitalist development—the last two centuries—has taken place under the ongoing cultural influence of the philosophy of the Enlightenment.
Though the Communist Manifesto, even in its own time, failed completely as an economic guidebook, it did succeed thoroughly in instilling class hatred. This hatred, unfortunately, has been its most permanent contribution.
“Forgive student loans” really means workers must pay for privileged students who don’t.
Whether the “build back better” schemes will actually improve citizens’ lives, as the governments imply, depends on the definition of “better.”
We should not only allow global capitalism; we should welcome it and foster it in every way possible. It is time to rephrase Karl Marx: Workers of the world unite for global capitalism; you have nothing to lose but your poverty.
Economics belongs alongside mathematics, natural science, history, philosophy, and the humanities as an integral part of a liberal education.
Mariana Mazzucato’s and Joe Biden’s political missions and big economic central plans require all of us to give up our own individual and personal plans to be straightjacketed into their compulsory designs for us.
Imbue your child not with the dangers of the world, but with the factful progress of the world.
Louis XIV had hundreds of servants who prepared him dinner. Today, my supermarket offers me a buffet Louis XIV couldn’t imagine. Thanks to trade and property rights and markets, each of us lives as if we had more servants than kings.
The ten worst famines of the 20th century could all be attributed directly or indirectly to government policies.
What makes the science of economics necessary and important is the fact that while human life and well-being depend on the production of wealth, and the production of wealth depends on the division of labor, the division of labor does not exist or function automatically.
The fundamental goal of environmentalism is not clean air and clean water; rather, it is the demolition of technological/industrial civilization. Environmentalism’s goal is not the advancement of human health, human happiness, and human life; rather, it is a subhuman world where “nature” is worshipped like the totem of some primitive religion.
How human progress, and the use of fossil fuels, has made our environment cleaner and healthier.
It’s particularly absurd that Earth Day’s activists rarely mention the form of energy that could most quickly reduce greenhouse gases: nuclear power.