A Brief History of Progressivism, that is. Why is it that Conservatives and anti-government types are all racists and scumbags, when historically it has been their opposites in pursuit of those utopias? Thou dost protest too much, lefties… How did we get here – and when did liberalism switch to a domineering ideology of power…Details
Thomas DiLorenzo explains: Corporations are often accused of despoiling the environment in their quest for profit. Free enterprise is supposedly incompatible with environmental preservation, so that government regulation is required. Such thinking is the basis for current proposals to expand environmental regulation greatly. So many new controls have been proposed and enacted that the late…Details
The first half or so of this is excellent, and addresses a point that I have never made: the income taxation of wages is a HUGE driver of inequality, and it puts a far larger burden on lower classes than on higher ones. End the income tax!
All this time blogging and I realized I had never brought this topic up. Sheesh… The problem of economic calculation is the topic of your lecture of the week (next week, and since it is Easter on Sunday I do not want to post it then, so here it is…). This one should not be…Details
The political left has long toed the line between Marxism and Western democratic socialism. In the past century, almost to the year, the entire political paradigm has been dragged toward communitarianism gradually but immensely. Even those considering themselves on the political right support programs that put the needs of the many above the needs of…Details
Salon.com published an article last week that should make all state-apologists cringe. We are seeing more and more appeals to Marxism as our system is revealed for the corrupt and rotting shambles that it truly is. Unfortunately, the problems that we face are borne of government control, not solved by them. Still, these articles that…Details