Tag: Depression War and Cold War
David Theroux | Saturday June 18, 2011 at 5:14 PM PST | 35 Comments
In his latest column for the New York Times, “Our Lefty Military,” the iconic “liberal” commentator Nicholas D. Kristof has now come clean on the reality of his own collectivist views that military means and organization embody the “liberal ethos” (“progressivism”), an admission that liberals rarely face up to. While numerous liberal and conservative...
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Tags: American History, Arthur Ekirch, Benito Mussolini, Books, Branch Rickey, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Corporatism, Culture, Defense, Depression, Depression War and Cold War, egalitarianism, Employment, Fascism, Federal Reserve, Government subsidies, Healthcare, Imperialism, Iraq, Jonathan Bean, Labor, Liberalism, Liberty, Mercantilism, Middle East, Military, military Keynesianism, Morality, Nationalization, New Deal, Nicholas D. Kristof, Otto von Bismarck, Peace, Power, progressivism, Race and Liberty in America, Robert Higgs, Socialism, Terrorism, The Civilian and the Military, The State, War, Welfare, William Wilberforce
Lindsay Boyd | Tuesday December 7, 2010 at 2:49 PM PST | 1 Comment
[audio:2010_11_29_higgs_schiffradio.mp3] Download mp3 file. Here also are relevant books from Dr. Higgs: Depression, War, and Cold War Neither Liberty nor Safety The Challenge of Liberty Against Leviathan Crisis and Leviathan
Tags: Against Leviathan, American History, Austrian School of Economics, Bailouts, Civil Society, Constitution, Crisis and Leviathan, Culture, Depression War and Cold War, Economics, Employment, Federal Reserve, free enterprise, Free Market, free markets, Government subsidies, Great Depression, Inflation, Keynesian economics, Liberty, Nationalization, New Deal, Obamanomics, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, regime uncertainty
David Theroux | Monday August 30, 2010 at 2:58 PM PST | 1 Comment
Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs is interviewed by Scott Horton of Antiwar Radio on the widening gap between public and private sector pay, the increasing affluence of military towns compared with others, the disappearance of traditional checks on government power, and the predation and incremental “ratchet effect” of expanding governmental powers that increase...
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Tags: American History, Antiwar Radio, Austrian School of Economics, Bailouts, Books, Budget and Tax Policy, Civil Society, Constitution, Corporatism, Corruption, Crisis and Leviathan, Culture, Defense, defense spending, Depression War and Cold War, Economics, Employment, Fascism, federal pork, federal spending, Free Market, Government subsidies, government workers, Great Depression, Keynesian economics, Liberty, Media, Military, military pay, military socialism, military towns, military-industrial complex, New Deal, Obamanomics, Peace, Personal Liberty, political pork, Politics, Socialism, Taxation, Terrorism, The State, tyranny, Unemployment, War, Weapons, Welfare, World War II
David Theroux | Wednesday December 2, 2009 at 12:28 AM PST | 0 Comments
In a December 1 article in Wired, “In Role as Kingmaker, the Energy Department Stifles Innovation,” former Tesla Motors Chief Marketing Officer Darryl Siry critiques the federal government’s campaign of “green” corporate welfare for the American automobile industry (Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program). With the recent Climategate revelations that indicate that the stampede...
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Tags: Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan, Bailouts, Business, climategate, corporate welfare, Corporatism, Corruption, Crisis and Leviathan, Darryl Siry, Department of Energy, Depression War and Cold War, Economics, Energy, Environment, Fascism, Fisker Automotive, Ford, Free Market, Global Warming, Government subsidies, loan guarantee, Mercantilism, Nissan, Robert Higgs, smart grid, subsidies, Technology, Tesla Motors, Welfare, Wired