fogofwar

Why Centrally Planned War Cannot Work

– February 7, 2019

All organized activities face challenges posed by knowledge problems, and warfare is no exception.

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Why MMT (Ultimately) Doesn’t Matter

– February 6, 2019

MMT is an academically-garbed attempt to overcome the unwelcome fact that governments are as bound by economic limits as firms and individuals are. Yet liberty always triumphs.

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socialcomplexity

No Complex Society Can Be Socialist

– February 6, 2019

“Tonight,” Trump said, “we renew our resolve that America will never be a socialist country.” Indeed no complex society can be.

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The Downsides and Dangers of Mission Making

– January 29, 2019

Mission making turns economic decision-making into a political conflict of interest groups possessing bargaining power in the halls of government to determine what gets done, in what ways, and for whose benefit.

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truthlies

How to Recognize the Fascistic Turn

– January 28, 2019

In explicitly promoting righteousness at the expense of factualness, Ocasio-Cortez is — in pursuit of socialistic ends — doing so beneath the mantle of fascism.

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greennewdeal

The Green New Dealers and the New Socialism

– January 22, 2019

Understanding their misguided political assumptions and the damaging economic consequences that would follow from their coming to power is essential if a “green” road to serfdom is to be avoided.

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Venezuela’s Bastiat Society Chapter Prepares Young Entrepreneurs for Better Days Ahead

– January 8, 2019

When positive change finally does come to Venezuela, the nation will have its chapter of the Bastiat Society to thank for growing and maintaining the bottom-up foundation of a free market economy.

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Why Buildings are Collapsing in Cuba

– December 12, 2018

To save lives by ensuring that large-scale, sophisticated repairs for dilapidated buildings are swiftly and efficiently undertaken, the Cuban government must free the market for capital goods.

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The Real Significance of the French Tax Revolt

– December 3, 2018

For two weeks in France, and now Belgium and the Netherlands, a European Spring has been building. What we see in Paris today might be the end of social democracy as we know it, and what comes in its place is what the battle of ideas today is really about.

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Vlad the Impaler

The Economics of Dracula

– October 31, 2018

Vlad the Impaler and his literary incarnation — Count Dracula — have real historical roots in a dark period of economic nationalism.

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socialisminven

Socialism Worked in Venezuela

– September 21, 2018

Socialism is worse than untenable. It’s destructive and inhumane. Conservatives should know that socialists know of their own destructive intent and should oppose them, instead of implicitly praising them.

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