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Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory
Why do so many people resent capitalism, even when they benefit enormously from it?
Big GovernmentInterventionismPolitical Theory
The Swiss “Landsgemeinde” assembly provides some insight into how to create a less-bad form of political power. But that's still worse than true self-determination.
Families provide an example of social bonds without private property, prices, and “capitalist exploitation.” So, it's odd that Marx wanted to abolish the family.
World HistoryPolitical Theory
Hoppe sees the fundamental difference between the worldviews of Left and Right: The Right accepts the reality of human differences but the Left does not.
BiographiesMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
Dalio played the game, by the rules of the game. Now he appears to say, "I've got mine, let's change the rules."
Political TheoryValue and Exchange
Being resentful about a business transaction after the fact isn't the same thing as being exploited or abused.
Media and CultureWorld HistoryPolitical Theory
The fruit of the Enlightenment has been the growth and centralization of the state, at the expense of all other institutions. The material plenty we enjoy today are in spite of this change, not because of it.
Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory
Some states are passing laws where majority approval is found in just a handful of counties. This means just one or two regions of large states are forcing laws on the rest.
A society in which [classical] liberal principles are put into effect is usually called a capitalist society, and the condition of that society, capitalism.
Conservatives seem to want a "robust" state to replace the cultural, religious, and economic institutions that states destroyed in the first place.