Socialism
The Joker

The Joker and the Ideology of Destructionism

– October 7, 2019

The Joker is not just one man, not just a crazy person, but the instantiation of the insane and morbid dangers associated with persistent personal failure backed by a conviction that when there is a fundamental conflict between a vision and reality, it can only be solved by the creation of chaos and suffering.

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Socialism, Video

The Problem of Millennial Socialism (Video)

– September 18, 2019

Two recent surveys’ reporting that more than half of millennials identify as socialist should ring alarm bells for people who support free markets and individual liberty.

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Socialism

Elizabeth Warren and the Economics of Magical Thinking

– September 16, 2019

I’d take whatever Bernie Sanders calls socialism over accountable capitalism any day, because rather than starve the dynamic private sector of resources, Elizabeth Warren’s vision stifles the dynamism itself.

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Socialism
threatstoliberty

The Many Threats to the Liberal Project

– August 10, 2019

My students in Prague (or in Fairfax) do not appreciate enough how the right-wing populist assault on markets is as (if not more) dangerous to the Liberal Project as those from the left.

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Economic Theory, Socialism
complexmachine

America Needs You, Don Lavoie

– July 26, 2019

In a world where it sometimes feels like free market advocates are tolerating more intervention in our economy than we would have ever predicted, Lavoie calls upon us never to forget the abiding importance of remaining true to one’s belief in the power and humanity of markets.

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Daily Economy, Socialism
Marxist

Every Flaw in Markets Is Worse Under Socialism

– July 22, 2019

As the granddaughter of a survivor of communism and socialism, I find it almost unfathomable that the political ideology my family left a continent for is creeping into my neighborhood.

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Daily Economy, Socialism
RTX6ZQVL

Progressives Are Replacing Class Conflict With Intersectional War

– July 22, 2019

A great divide is opening between older socialists like Sanders and ‘The Squad’

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Socialism
unicorn

Why I am Not a Socialist

– July 9, 2019

Empirically, the socialist record is one of dismal and at times murderous failure. Why, then, do intellectuals, scholars, and commentators continue in their romantic attachment to it?

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Socialism
emptyshelves

Socialism Will Deprive You of What You Need to Survive

– June 17, 2019

Among the most conspicuous of socialism’s failings is its capacity to generate vast shortages of things essential for life.

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Economic History, Socialism
europeancommission

The Failure of Liberal Democracy in Europe

– June 16, 2019

What needs rethinking is not capitalism – much less the ideals of universal human rights and liberties – but the corruption of liberalism by a state that knows no limits to its powers.

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