Our ancestors escaped crippling poverty because of Capitalism

November 13, 2017 – Richard Ebeling …… The free enterprise, or capitalist, system has done more to improve the material condition of humanity than any other economic arrangement in all of recorded history. Yet, “Capitalism” is constantly condemned and accused of being the cause of humanity’s woes, while in reality, nothing is further from the truth. Continue reading →

Dancing is finally legalized in New York City

November 5, 2017 – Jeffrey Tucker …… Remember, the Government makes the laws! The Cabaret Law had a strong racial foundation to it. It was designed to keep the races apart, shut down clubs with black performers, and prevent people from having the kind of fun that leads to racial understanding. The law was designed to kill an opportunity for people to discover dignity and humanity in other population groups. Continue reading →

What Is “Capitalism” Anyway?

November 3, 2017 – Richard Ebeling …… Inequality. Discrimination. Racism. Poverty. Environmental degradation. Worker exploitation. These are just a few of the problems for which capitalism is often (incorrectly) blamed. We need to define the term “capitalism” – what it is, and what it is not. Continue reading →