A Basic Principle about Drug Laws

November 23, 2017 – Jacob Hornberger …… Drug laws bring into existence drug gangs. It’s just a basic principle of economics. If you like drug gangs and the violence that comes with them, then you should support drug laws. If you oppose drug gangs and their violence, you should oppose drug laws. Continue reading →

Get Government out of the welfare business!

November 17, 2017 – Lee Friday …… Fighting poverty is a favorite pastime of government because politicians get to portray themselves as champions of the poor. However, the unfortunate few tend to be far fewer in number when aid is extended privately instead of through tax funded programs. Continue reading →

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 →