The difference between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping is that Donald cannot command companies doing business with the NFL to stop doing so until every football player who has kneeled during the national anthem publicly apologize for “offending the American people.” China can.
NBA Values: Standing with China, Silent On Irresponsible Fathers
NBA’s silence over Hong Kong dissidents follows the league’s silence on an elephant-in-the-room issue by a league that prides itself on promoting good values through its role model players: the issue of unwed fathers.
The Palestinian Movement vs. Freedom Loving Palestinians
The Palestinian movement is divided between would-be quasi-secular dictators and Islamist theocrats, and it exploits its own people, disposing of their lives as cheap.
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is Solvable
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is solvable, and we can secure American interests in the Middle East, but there’s no shortcut.
The European Union’s War on Innovation and Free Markets
The response by the EU has been mind boggling: instead of relaxing its tight rules, it has doubled down, and in recent years expanded its War on Innovation ever more.
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is Fundamentally Ideological
To view the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as just a quarrel over one piece of land fails to recognize the fundamental nature of this conflict.
Iran vs Trump: How Did Trump Become the Villain?
Iran attacks oil tankers and bombs Saudi Arabian oil facilities and Trump becomes the villain?
Seasteading New Countries at Sea
Seasteads could give the world experimental evidence that can’t easily be censored by land-based politicians.
Support Joshua Wong and The Hong Kong Freedom Protests
Hong Kong’s protest leader Joshua Wong recently Tweeted this image [by @harcourtromanticist] of a painting, which imitates Liberty Leading the People (1830) by French romanticist painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), whose painting is at the Louvre in Paris. This...
The Dark Side In the History of the Swedish Welfare State
There’s a neglected dark side to the Swedish welfare model that its “democratic socialist” admirers seldom mention.
Communist China, The Trump Presidency and The Democrat Totalitarian Threat
However vulgar, nationalistic and anti-capitalist is Trump’s presidency, he’s looking better than the alternative, each of whom shares the same moral premise and economic ideal as China.
Why Africa Remains Poor: Anti-Capitalism Bias
People blame things like climate, the history of colonialism, racism, etc.
America and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The actual injustice is that America has sold out the region’s only free society, Israel—along with freedom-seeking people across the Middle East and among the Palestinian community—while empowering jihadist forces.
What Would a Palestinian State Actually Look Like?
The idea of national self-determination cannot be a license to subjugate. No individual, no group of individuals, no self-identified national community has the moral right to create a tyrannical regime.
The European Union: What Went Wrong?
There is one final group in this fight for Europe’s future, which gives at least some hope.
Trump’s China Blunder
By mistaking the real nature of international trade, the costs of tariffs, the effects of currency movements, and the supposed ease with which the United States could quickly re-establish itself as a low-cost manufacturer, Trump risks shredding the safety nets that have undergirded the U.S. economy for decades and plunging us into a war we are ill-equipped to fight.
Sweden: Lessons for America
From freedom to socialism and partially back again.
Government Censorship in New Zealand and The Christchurch Massacre
Government censorship will only reduce the ability to understand the causes of people guided by anti-capitalist ideas.
How Capitalism Saved Sweden From The Evils of Socialism
Fortunately for its citizens, but unfortunately for those who think Sweden is still socialist, the Swedish government, more or less by universal consensus, turned sharply back toward capitalism beginning in about 1995.
The Brexit Dilemma: Laissez-Faire Capitalism or Regulatory Statism?
The best solution would be if the British authorities followed a policy of laissez-faire.
Tax Havens Put European Union States to Shame
Despite some of the world’s highest taxes, Europe’s welfare states are fiscally unsustainable, suffering from slowly worsening structural deficits.
Slavery: What They Didn’t Teach in My High School
African tribes who captured other tribes sold them into slavery.
Socialism Worked in Venezuela
History demonstrates unequivocally that socialism works to destroy liberty and prosperity.
Sweden Isn’t Socialist
For years, I've heard American leftists say Sweden is proof that socialism works, that it doesn't have to turn out as badly as the Soviet Union or Cuba or Venezuela did. But that's not what Swedish historian Johan Norberg says in a new documentary and Stossel TV...