In the wilderness of the New World, the Plymouth Pilgrims had progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism.
Underlying the political collectivism of the anti-Columbus crowd is a racist view of human nature.
“No, Sarah, Our Prosperity Wasn’t Extracted from Slaves”
Capitalism is not only practical, but also the only moral social system—and the only one fit for morally good people.
The American Revolution remains unique in human history: a revolution–and a nation–founded on a moral principle, the principle of individual rights.
Hitler did not regard himself as being either on the left or on the right, but wanted to overcome both extremes – not in the ‘middle’, however, but by a new extreme in which both were abolished.
The differences between President Calvin Coolidge’s results and Joe Biden’s results are like night and day. Coolidge closely reflected our Founders’ insights in what he wrote and said, which we would truly profit from, given how far we have deviated from those ideas in modern America.
That innovative black Americans flourished in late 19th- and early 20th-century America is a little-known part of our heritage.
Who were the towering heroes in both Great Britain and the United States responsible for so markedly improving human living conditions?
America’s Early Presidents Were Admirable Men of Principle– Let us Hope we can Find More Like Them
The desire of “spreading the wealth” and for government to plan and regulate people’s lives is as old as the utopian fantasy in Plato’s Republic.
There is, today, a new chorus of voices once again calling for a socialist future of increased political paternalism and forms of centralized economic planning.
It is vital for the history of socialism not to be forgotten by those fortunate enough not to live under its reality of terror, tyranny, and social disaster, less history tragically repeat itself.
Hannah-Jones’s behavior illustrates the absence of basic scholarly integrity from her approach to writing history.
Condemning slavery is morally right. Slavery is an evil institution because it is a total violation of individual rights. However, before one judges America and its founding fathers, it is important to be aware of history.
The “monkish ignorance and superstition” of today is the misplaced belief that the individual is to be sacrificed to the group, the collective, to the nation – as long as the banner under which it is done is called “democracy” or “social justice.”
The ten worst famines of the 20th century could all be attributed directly or indirectly to government policies.
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.
America needs to rediscover the Founders’ commitment to individual rights.
A few historical and inconvenient notes left on the cutting room floor during Black History Month.
Yes, we’ve got the pandemic, lockdowns, a worsening deficit, etc. But we still live in a relatively free country at the most prosperous time in human history.
Life in the socialist utopia of East Germany was a waking nightmare.
November 7th marks the 103rd anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, where Communist revolutionaries overthrew the czarist government of Russia, eventually leading to the establishment of the Soviet Union.
People who believe that slavery is an efficient system of production are people who are ready to impose 100% marginal rates of taxation in the belief that doing so is economically harmless.