Does Modern Technology Enable Communism?

– January 14, 2022

“Let us hope that one day proponents of communism can find it within themselves to finally listen to Mises and Hayek, free themselves from the chains of planning, and embrace what is truly radical: free markets and a free society.” ~ Kenneth Kalczuk


Rise of the Jacobins: America’s Socialists Want Your Help

– January 13, 2022

“The idea that socialism, other than various forms of voluntary communities in which people choose material privation and seek agreed equality, is the answer to anything runs against human experience.” ~ Doug Bandow


Yes, Senator, “Enough is Enough” – But Not How You Think

– January 5, 2022

“Senator Warren would probably be surprised (perhaps even horrified) to find that one of the great exponents of Public Choice Theory agrees with her that federal student aid programs are regressive.” ~ George Leef


The Pilgrims Tried Socialism and It Failed

– January 5, 2022

“At a time when too many in the United States are insisting on a massive turn toward more government, we need to harken back to the harsh and sometimes horrible lessons learned from past attempts to impose socialist systems on society.” ~ Richard M. Ebeling


Individualism Rightly Understood

– December 28, 2021

“Mises’ central moral claim is that the public welfare cannot be respected without a methodology that respects all as individuals, and that socialism will inevitably destroy the individual.” ~ Garreth Bloor


Three Signs You’re Not Actually a Socialist

– December 27, 2021

“You may not find yourself worshiping at the altar of capitalism, but if you like iPhones, comparison shopping, and merit-based pay, you’re probably not a socialist.” ~ Albert Eisenberg


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


Three Decades Ago the Soviet Union Collapsed: The Evil Empire No Longer Could Hold Human Liberty in Check

– December 17, 2021

“No matter how terrible this moment might seem to some, almost any moment during the Cold War was worse. At least until December 26, 1991, when the Soviet Union was rudely tossed into history’s great trash can.” ~ Doug Bandow


Rationalizing The Chinese Communist Party

– October 28, 2021

“China’s leaders take deliberate steps to accomplish what is in their best interest within the constraints of their Leninist system. These objectives ultimately boil down to navigating a balance of control and freedom to maximize power.” ~ Ethan Yang


Socialist Darwinism

– October 24, 2021

“The next time somebody accuses you of Social Darwinism, tell ‘em you want to help the poor to thrive by supporting policies that increase productivity and that allow people to help the unfortunate through charity, insurance, and other voluntary mechanisms.” ~ Robert E. Wright


President Biden Can Talk Like a Socialist Precisely Because He Can’t Govern Like One

– October 22, 2021

“The U.S. will turn things around. We always do the right thing in the end. We’re not nearly as fragile as the ‘patriots’ on both sides believe. The croakers have never been right about the U.S., and the view here is that they’re not about to be.” ~ John Tamny


The Property Instinct and the Utter Futility of Socialism

– September 26, 2021

“‘Ideal’ socialism systematizes legalized theft and hence will be resisted in ways large and small, rendering it less productive than systems that recognize the way humans naturally cognize property.”~ Robert E. Wright