Topic: Capitalism

Defense Manual for The War on Prices

– June 6, 2024

“The book advocates for a substantial policy shift toward minimal governmental interference, allowing market mechanisms to function unimpeded. Sadly, we are moving in the opposite direction.” ~Vance Ginn

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Our Kids Have No Economic Immune Systems

– June 5, 2024

“Kids are told they can do anything, that they are personally mighty and important. But they never have the experience of everyday effort and failure.” ~Michael Munger

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On the Efficiency and Morality of Free Markets

– May 29, 2024

“Conservatives should be among the first to recognize that the struggle for political power when the state enforces concrete moral codes is destined to lead either to tyranny or to society-shredding violence.” ~Donald J. Boudreaux

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‘Tyranny’ by Any Other Name

– May 23, 2024

“The liberal version of true democracy is everyone getting to decide, peaceably, how to manage their own lives — not everyone being perpetually subjected to the whims of 50-percent-plus-one of their fellow men.” ~Richard Morrison

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The Bourgeois Deal Brought Us More than Pie in the Sky

– May 8, 2024

“We didn’t need a worker’s revolution to get and enjoy pie in the here and now… Innovation and profit-seeking in a society that embraced the Bourgeois Deal made workers so much more productive that the pie grew. A lot.” ~Art Carden

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The Magic Food Cupboard

– May 8, 2024

“Every small aspect of the work that people do to deliver and stock those Whole Foods grocery shelves is noble, in its own way. Dismissing the parts as meaningless fails to understand the power of the larger system.” ~Michael Munger

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A Marxist Economist Explains Why Socialism Could Never Create a PS5

– April 30, 2024

“A clip going viral on social media reveals that this marvelous invention could only be produced in a capitalist system.” ~Jon Miltimore

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The Wasteful Cruelty of “Stakeholder Capital”

– April 26, 2024

“When institutional investors vote to destroy the wealth of Chevron, they vote to destroy the dreams of single mothers in Wisconsin, pensioners in California, and small business owners in Nebraska.” ~Jeremy Kidd

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Breaking the Shackles of Socialism in Africa 

– April 22, 2024

“A new generation of Africans (Wade labels them the Cheetah Generation) are rejecting socialism and embracing entrepreneurship and markets as the path to human flourishing.” ~Marcus Witcher

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Competition Can’t Be Perfect

– April 22, 2024

“Since if something is perfect, it must be desirable, a new generation of attorneys is attempting a wholesale takeover of antitrust enforcement.” ~Michael Munger

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Business Schools Undermine Wealth Creation

– April 16, 2024

“Universities promote an obsession with social impact that ignores the vital social impact already accomplished by the realm of private enterprise.” ~Kimberlee Josephson

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AI Opposition: Economic and Philosophical Sophistry

– April 5, 2024

“Economic growth is by far and away the most far-reaching and compounding good mankind has ever experienced — the very phenomenon responsible for modern infrastructure, schools, and health care.” ~Jack Nicastro and Samuel Crombie

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