Previously excerpted on EPJ (check it lots!), Mises on raising taxes on the wealthy: The idea underlying all interventionist policies is that the higher income and wealth of the more affluent part of the population is a fund which can be freely used for the improvement of the conditions of the less prosperous. The essence…Details
are inherently violent, but often engage in explicit physical domination to get their points across. Not only is the whole system of unions corrupt because of the force of law they are given (see: Wagner Act), but unionism also stifles economic progress, causing capital to flee the country and the price of goods to be…Details
Every time I hear some idiot say “oh you don’t want government? move to Somalia!” I am forced to swallow my response “and you want a total state? try North Korea!”:
The U.S. is simply too large to be effective economically, morally, or politically: I am often accused of having no solutions to the problems that I am constantly outlining. Part of the reason you never hear solutions is because most people do not even realize there is a problem – and identifying the problem is…Details
“Iraq” sounds an awful lot like “Syria” these days. The public never learns.