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.
Category Archive: Benefits of capitalism
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 …
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 …
Life expectancy, world health, literacy and education, average interior living space, and the cleanliness of environments is gradually improving throughout the world. See here. But this progress has been IN SPITE OF, rather than because of the world’s governments, which have constantly sought to repress and control the world’s subjects. See here.
Interesting story out of Chicago, which has suffered under a torrent of violent street crime over the past few years. It seems some private citizens have started paying for private police patrols out of their own pockets. Neighbors are overwhelmingly supportive of the idea, and there are preliminary observations that the crime situation has greatly …
In Boston, every Uber customer must contribute a nickel to sustain dying government-monopoly taxi industry
The taxicab industry has been so overregulated for so long that it cannot survive any exposure to real-world, market forces. Many states grant monopoly jurisdictions to cab companies and control prices, fares, numbers of drivers, and numbers of cabs. Poor people who want to start a cab company are simply not allowed. In fact, many …