by George Reisman, Mises Institute My purpose today is to make just two main points: (1) To show why Nazi Germany was a socialist state, not a capitalist one. And (2) to show why socialism, understood as an economic system based on government ownership of the means of production, positively requires a totalitarian dictatorship. The […]
by Julie Roys Please don’t read this if you prefer to remain in a state of delusion about your Christian faith, or about socialism itself. Jesus confronted the money-changers and challenged believers to give to the needy. But, would he support socialism? Increasingly, Americans think he would. In fact, a recent Barna poll found that […]
Finally, a Christian alternative to usury. By F. William Engdahl A significant debate is underway in Russia since imposition of western financial sanctions on Russian banks and corporations in 2014. It’s about a proposal presented by the Moscow Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church. The proposal, which resembles Islamic interest-free banking models in many respects, was […]
I received this letter yesterday from a lawyer in Venezuela. Socialism kills. Say it to yourself a few dozen times, and pray for those trapped there. Hello, I was reading your article about Venezuela. Venezuelans are certainly starving. The Venezuelan people are fighting against the Venezuelan government that every day is murdering the people who march […]
Mike Rowe isn’t going to tell his fans to vote this fall, but once you see why it will only make you respect him all the more. The country doesn’t need voters who have to be cajoled, enticed, or persuaded to cast a ballot. Wisdom. Let us attend. Mike Rowe, star of Dirty Jobs, recently received […]
by Susan Warner The question of whether Socialism can be an effective economic system was famously raised when Margaret Thatcher said of the British Labor Party, “I think they’ve made the biggest financial mess that any government’s ever made in this country for a very long time, and Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial […]
Many Venezuelans have already begun producing their own food when possible because grocery store shelves have been empty for months.
The crisis in Venezuela continues to spiral out of control as the nation’s socialist policies come home to roost. Here are the statistics. In February 2015, there was an 80-90% shortage rate of milk (powdered and liquid), margarine, butter, sugar, beef, chicken, pasta, cheese, corn flour, wheat flour, oil, rice, coffee, toilet paper, diapers, laundry […]
This is precisely the Venezuela its socialist leaders vowed to prevent. With delivery trucks under constant attack, the nation’s food is now transported under armed guard. Soldiers stand watch over bakeries. The police fire rubber bullets at desperate mobs storming grocery stores, pharmacies and butcher shops. A 4-year-old girl was shot to death as street […]
by Walter Williams And if so, why? So simple, even a cave man can… well, you get the idea. Don’t you think you ought to know?