Economics

marijuana

Want to Secure the Border? Legalize Marijuana

By now, we’re sure you’ve heard some type of amazing, almost too good to be a true story about marijuana transforming someone’s life. The...
Banks

Deregulating The Banks: What Libertarians and Socialists Can Support

"One issue that both the Misesian and Proudhonian varieties can use to promote freedom is the deregulation of the banking industry."
Brexit

Brexit Delayed, Soldier Charged for Bloody Sunday

"In a series of consecutive crunch votes in Parliament, the House of Commons have voted to request the European Union extend Article 50, thereby delaying Brexit until June."

Think Economics – Part 1 – Interest Rates

Interest Rates What are interest rates? Lenders sell money in the form of loans. When they do this, there is a charge for this money,...
night market

Night Market & Asian Capitalism: A Perspective

Capitalism as we know it is pretty simple, free-market economics operating in a democratic society with some regulations. This is essentially western capitalism. Capitalism...
MMT

MMT: A Rebuttal To The Theory & It’s Primary Stances

"...This expression fundamentally disturbs my understanding of economics and in exploring the term and its implications and after due consideration I wonder if we can either correct the language being used or restrict the referencing of MMT to fiat forms of money..."

Dude, what happened to Venezuela?

The economic issue with Venezuela comes from a recession gap. If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s caused when there’s a gap between...
Free Market

The Problem With Saying “The Free Market Will Fix That”

“The freer the market, the freer the people” still rings true, but it should be fought for on the merits of what it is rather than what amounts to little more than hypothetical cures.

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT): Who Cares If You’re Right, When It’s All Wrong?

"Just because Warren Mosler says that the United States doesn’t have to worry about being insolvent, doesn’t mean I’m buying it. The United States has a *really* big military, and it’s for that reason fear and intimidation acts as a blanket of confidence, propping up the value of the United States dollar."
Stock Market

Dominos Tipping Toward Financial Crisis

"Yes, the stock market is going up now... just like it did right before the 2007 market crash. And by March 2009 it had lost 54% of that value. History is repeating itself."

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Ruff

Ruff and Phillips Speak to the Success of Libertarian Party Down Ballot Wins

"Kim Ruff is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2020. Her campaign is dedicated to focusing on local elections and to impassion people to be the spark to reignite liberty."
Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and the Problem of Child Soldiers

"The first step in solving a problem is to acknowledge that there is one. The faster we acknowledge how unacceptable this is in politics, the sooner we can all hopefully move beyond them."

What Is ‘Left’ and What Is ‘Right’?

The German liberal-conservative magazine Junge Freiheit (Young Freedom) published a  survey in 2018 about how the Germans see themselves politically on the left-right scale....