By Robert Higgs | Monday July 24, 2017 at 5:10 PM PDT | Comments Off on Socialism Is Dead; Participatory Fascism Has Triumphed
“Socialism with Chinese characteristics” = Chinese fascism “American capitalism” = American fascism “Post-Communism in Russia” = Russian fascism “Scandinavian Third Way” = Scandinavian fascism “Italian fascism” = Italian fascism “German fascism” = German fascism “Spanish fascism” = Spanish fascism “European corporatism” = European fascism Are you starting to see a pattern?
Tags: central planning, cronyism, Elections, Fascism, income distribution, Socialism
By Lawrence J. McQuillan | Friday May 12, 2017 at 4:18 PM PDT | Comments Off on Pope Francis’s Failure to See Entrepreneurs as Good Samaritans Undercuts the Poor
On April 25, a videotaped talk by Pope Francis was released at the international TED conference in Vancouver, Canada. The 18-minute talk, titled “Why the Only Future Worth Building Includes Everyone,” can be viewed here. Francis highlighted three themes, beginning with the observation that community is central to human existence: [L]ife flows through our...
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Tags: Africa, anti-poverty, Bible, capitalism, Charity, classical liberal, classical liberalism, community, crony capitalism, cronyism, Developing countries, dictatorship, economic freedom, economic growth, entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Aid, Good Samaritan, government redistribution, israel kirzner, Morality, Pope Francis, Poverty, private charity, private property rights, Property Rights, redistribution, TED, TED talks, The Independent Review, William Easterly
By David J. Theroux | Sunday July 24, 2016 at 2:31 PM PDT | Comments Off on Clinton Cash Film Premieres
The powerful, new, documentary-film version of Peter Schweizer’s bombshell, New York Times-bestselling book on the massive corruption, cronyism and hypocrisy of Bill and Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation, Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich, has premiered on YouTube for selectively...
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Tags: Bill Clinton, Breitbart, Clinton Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, corporate welfare, Corruption, cronyism, Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton, pay to play, Peter Schweizer, Secretary of State, self-dealing, Stephen K. Bannon