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Auroville's "Utopia": A Town without Money or Politics?

World HistoryMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/07/2016

The claims about a "moneyless" utopian village in India turn out to be false. No one with an understanding of economics should be surprised.

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The Post-Brexit Boom is Baffling Elites

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/19/2016

Contrary to dire warning of economic disaster, the British economy has weathered Brexit quite well. Now central bankers are taking the credit.

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The History of Capitalism

Free MarketsWorld HistoryPrivate Property

Blog09/12/2016

The development of capitalism consists in everyone's having the right to serve the customer better and/or more cheaply.

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Impeachment Is Un-Democratic: The Left's Odd Definition of Democracy

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/02/2016

Leftists are upset that an elected legislative body has selected the new Brazilian president. It is "un-democratic" they say.

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Socialism: The World's Greatest Generator of Poverty

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/19/2016

If you are looking for a short introduction to socialism that rewards rereading, Thomas DiLorenzo's The Problem With Socialism is it.

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In the EU, the Worst Rise to the Top

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/04/2016

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is the master of pretended wisdom. But Juncker is not the disease, he is the symptom.

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Brazil's Lost Decade: We Must Free Our Economy

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/20/2016

Here in Brazil, free-market ideas have long been ridiculed and ignored, with disastrous results.

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We Need More Borders and More States

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/19/2016

As Venezuela shows, living close to an international border can be an important lifeline. This illustrates the benefits of political decentralization.

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The Unique Evil of the Left

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Since the French Revolution, leftism has served as the impetus for many of the state's worst massacres and totalitarian impulses.

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