Category Archive: Benefits of capitalism

Jul 04

British financial sector thrives after Brexit

Government trusters everywhere denounced the vote by Brits to leave the European Union two years ago. Almost every pro-government economist, financial columnist and figurehead predicted financial calamity would fall upon the people of Britain for daring to be independent. But a review by Max Colchester and Patricia Kowsmann in the Wall Street Journal finds that …

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Dec 16

The internet is free again: FCC votes to eliminate “net neutrality” scam

Two years ago, the FCC voted (without Congressional authorization) for a government takeover of the internet. Government trusters called it “net neutrality.” Every claim made by the fanatical government trusters behind “net neutrality was false. Advocates offered hypothetical harms and hysterical prophecies; they claimed that evil corporations might soon start discriminating, or censoring, or charging …

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Dec 13

New Lecturers Announced for Upcoming Las Vegas Event

Neal Wampler, philosopher, historian, and liberty activist, has been added to the roster of lecturers who will speak at the upcoming Lysander Spooner University symposium in Las Vegas. “The Struggle for Freedom” Symposium will take place Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Asian Culture Center, 333 S. 6th St., Las Vegas, NV. …

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Sep 22

New Mexico health insurance premiums to increase by up to 49% next year

If the power of deregulation, capitalism and freedom was unleashed on health care, prices would quickly decrease while quality would improve dramatically. Innovation would flower. Even the poorest and most desperately ill Americans would be able to afford life-saving treatment. But for decades, U.S. policymakers have driven Americans toward the stink and stain of slave-plantation …

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Aug 29

Hope for Denmark: Danes Seeking to Throw Off Government Shackles

Throughout the 1600s, 1700s, and 1800s the people of Denmark were the most capitalistic on earth. Their merchants sailed the seas and transacted in goods throughout Europe and the rest of the world. The people of Denmark (and Scandanavia generally) became the richest on earth. That foundation of wealth sustained them throughout the 1900s. But …

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May 01

The U.S. has the highest tax rates in the developed world

America rose to greatness and prosperity because of its low taxes, property rights and culture of nonregulation. Over the past century, however, trusters of government have fundamentally altered America’s governmental structure. Today, American economic growth is stagnant, and prosperity is increasingly elusive. See here.

Apr 19

Socialist California leads the nation in pollution

Socialism pollutes and degrades the environment; while capitalism tends to clean the environment. Look at East Germany versus West Germany. Or North Korea versus South Korea. Or look at California, with its massive regulations, taxation, central planning and “environmental” laws. 6 of America’s 10 most polluted cities are in California. See here.

Apr 09

The market always wins: Americans intuitively exercise ‘school choice’ without realizing it

The market always wins. Every economic regulation creates a black market, and prices and distribution balance out in unpredictable ways. The brilliant economist John Goodman explains in a new column that Americans actually have ‘school choice’ but don’t realize it. For example, many parents deliberately locate or relocate into school districts with better schools. They …

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Mar 06

Computers are now better at diagnosing cancer than government’s slave plantation healthcare workers

All of the diabolic schemes of the state cannot suppress the human spirit forever. Now that health care is the most overregulated industry in the U.S., computer software is quickly making government-licensed doctors obsolete. There is now computer software which can diagnose cancer faster and more accurately than human, government-licensed, physicians. “At 8 false positives …

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Mar 03

In socialist Venezuela, epileptic seizures go untreated

Socialism is a curse that should be wished only on our enemies. Just 20 years ago the people of Venezuela were the wealthiest and freest in South America. Then the people voted for socialism and more government. Now Venezuelans watch as their friends and neighbors suffer from epileptic fits and seizures without medicine. See here. …

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