Lockdowns Could Reshape American Politics

The real enemy is not a shadowy foreign power plotting to take away our freedoms, as during the Cold War, but rather it is much closer to home. While the virus is invisible, the people who dreamed up and enforced lockdowns that wrecked the country are highly visible.

Universal Freedom: The Only Hope for Health Care

“Universal Health Care” is the increasing drumbeat of advocates who want Americans to place all responsibility for their health care in the hands of government.

Post-Covid Policy Advice from Ludwig von Mises for Developing Countries

As Mises said, if we want, peace, freedom and prosperity, there is no alternative to the free market economy respectful of competitive entrepreneurship and consumer choice.

Politics

“National Conservatism” Betrays America’s Founding Ideals

“National Conservatism” Betrays America’s Founding Ideals

“National conservatism” seeks to subjugate the “I” to the authority of the “we.” The emergence of “national conservatism” is an ominous trend for American political life. Its advocates often stress the themes of patriotism and love of country and even political freedom. But the substance of their views is a betrayal of America’s founding ideals.

CULTURE

Socialism-in-Practice Was a Nightmare, Not Utopia

Socialism-in-Practice Was a Nightmare, Not Utopia

Listening to some in American academia and on social media, you would think that socialism was a bright, new, and shiny idea never tried before that promises a beautiful future of peace, love, and bountifulness for all. It is as if a hundred years of socialism-in-practice in a large number of countries around the world had never happened. 

MARKETS

Socialism Never Works

Socialism Never Works

Socialist experiments failed in Sweden, Israel, India, Great Britain, Afghanistan, Syria, Algeria, Cambodia, Somalia, etc. There are no socialist success stories.

Equity Performance Amid One-Party Rule in America

Equity Performance Amid One-Party Rule in America

If history (especially more recent history) is a guide, U.S. equity gains over the next two years of full Democratic control will be inferior, a result that is more probable given that the party is currently more anti-business, anti-profit, and anti-capitalist than at any other time since 1970.

“Sweatshops” are Good for the Planet—and People

“Sweatshops” are Good for the Planet—and People

Producing and consuming fast fashion and other sweatshop products is a win-win scenario for human flourishing: consumers get inexpensive products, workers and their employers prosper, working conditions improve and pollution diminishes, the planet gets greener, and the brands profit.

LAW

Lockdowns Could Reshape American Politics

Lockdowns Could Reshape American Politics

The real enemy is not a shadowy foreign power plotting to take away our freedoms, as during the Cold War, but rather it is much closer to home. While the virus is invisible, the people who dreamed up and enforced lockdowns that wrecked the country are highly visible.

SCI-TECH

Save the Rhino!

Save the Rhino!

Today’s environmental activists are so hostile to capitalism that they end up killing animals they want to protect.

Julian Simon: The Ultimate Resource is The Human Mind

Julian Simon: The Ultimate Resource is The Human Mind

Each person born brings a mouth to feed and hands with which to scratch the ground, but most importantly, each new person brings a mind with which to have new ideas. The key, Simon argues, is freedom. When free minds are blessed with political and economic freedom, they can accomplish anything.

“Sustainability” Misses the Point

“Sustainability” Misses the Point

Growth, trade, economic well-being and yes, fossil fuels are the best protection we have from a nature that isn’t nice – so in the name of sustainability, let’s have more of those things. 

The Climate Hustle

The Climate Hustle

Climate change is real. It’s a problem, but I doubt that it’s “an existential threat.” Saying that makes alarmists mad.

WORLD

Where is Jack Ma?

Where is Jack Ma?

While we should condemn the Chinese government’s actions, we should also be cautious of rising authoritarian tendencies here at home, whether it’s towards our civil rights or our economic freedom.

Pin It on Pinterest