Where Is the Free Market Utopia?

– November 14, 2022

“Philippon explains why we should embrace competition, and if more people do so after reading The Great Reversal, he will have done an important job.” ~ Art Carden

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U.S. Economy Drifting From Its Basic Capitalist Settings (Video)

– October 17, 2022

“Samuel Gregg joined Nicole Petallides from The Watch List TD Ameritrade to discuss his upcoming book, The Next American Economy: Nation, State, and Markets in an Uncertain World.” ~ AIER

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Wait for It… “It’s Capitalism’s Fault!”

– September 3, 2022

“Unless the people regulate the government and redistribute its power back to individuals, we will lurch from crisis to crisis that interventions cause. And our fascist/socialist enemies will just double down.” ~ Max Borders

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Who Killed Free Market Capitalism? (Video)

– August 30, 2022

“On this episode of Liberty Curious, Kate Wand explores the war on free markets with Dr. Samuel Gregg, Distinguished Fellow in Political Economy and Senior Research Faculty at the American Institute for Economic Research.” ~ AIER

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Four Amazing Differences

– July 3, 2022

“What causes the great and overwhelmingly successful coordination across the globe of the productive efforts of billions of strangers? And why is this coordination so silent and incessant that we take it for granted? We hardly notice it.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

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CEOs like the Late Jack Welch Embody the Endless Possibilities of Capitalism

– June 10, 2022

“Gelles wrote of how Welch’s career was ‘defined by devotion to maximizing short-term profits at any cost.’ Where have we heard that one before? If you’re looking for originality, this is the wrong book.” ~ John Tamny

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Capital v Labor: The Great Decoupling

– February 8, 2022

“The most seasoned enemies of capitalism are going to have to search for another narrative since the narrative of the Great Decoupling and the growing power of capital over labor lacks empirical and theoretical support.” ~ Daniel Fernández

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Transferism, Not Socialism, Is the Drug Americans Are Hooked On

– December 24, 2021

“We have polluted our political discourse with two words that no longer have much meaning: socialism and capitalism. In the process, we don’t call the animating principle of modern American politics what it actually is: transferism.” ~ James R. Harrigan & Antony Davies

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From Fast Growth to No Growth to De-Growth

– August 4, 2021

“Whereas some anti-capitalists wish earnestly for capitalism’s end and yearn for a future utopia of non-capitalist wealth (a contradiction), others of them yearn for the world known before capitalism, the non-capitalist world that was fundamentally feudal and medieval.” ~ Richard M. Salsman

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Three – No, Four – Cheers for Space-Travelling Billionaires

– August 3, 2021

“Private space programs are commercial endeavors in the short term, philanthropy over the long term – on an epic scale. Expecting public magnanimity was probably foolish.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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Cancel Hardware Stores, Not Amazon Prime

– June 28, 2021

“Mutually beneficial exchange is one of the essential features of market processes, and it is pervasive throughout our interactions with Amazon—for consumers and producers—despite perceptions to the contrary. Policies devoted to curtailing those interactions make people worse off, and critics of Amazon should be aware of such consequences.” ~ Byron B. Caron III

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With Capitalism, Cooperation Is Just as Important as Competition

– June 10, 2021

“Unlike the common condemnation of markets as the antithesis of cooperation, Leonard Read recognized, with Ludwig von Mises, that competitive markets comprise ‘a system of mutual cooperation,’ where ‘the function of competition is to assign to every member of the social system that position in which he can best serve the whole of society and all of its members.'” ~ Gary M. Galles

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