Is Sweden Socialist? No, but …

March 7, 2018 Editor 0

Jon Henschen The myth that Sweden is a utopian paradise where all the social problems have been solved and that you can have high growth with high taxes has been touted by Bernie Sanders as

Opposing Utopia Makes You Evil or Stupid

March 1, 2018 Hank Eckardt 0

Recently, The Washington Post reported that their owner, Jeff Bezos, and Amazon will produce a TV series based on Iain Banks’ Culture novels. “What are the politics of the Culture?” they ask. “The Culture is a

Venezuela Needs Monetary Freedom, and Soon

February 9, 2018 Editor 0

Luis B. Cirocco We’ve heard many excuses from the Venezuelan state: “private property can not be protected under such a system,” and “schools of economics will close because we won’t need economists to control monetary policy,”

How Believing in Socialism Can Make You Miserable

January 24, 2018 Editor 0

Brittany Hunter, Dan Sanchez On my (Brittany’s) college campus, the largest and most active club was the “Revolutionary Student Union,” also known as the school’s resident Marxists. Even then, I passionately disagreed with socialism. But one

Real Heroes in Venezuela Fight for Liberty

January 5, 2018 Editor 0

Jorge A. Jraissati, Lawrence W. Reed Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like – Francois de la Rochefoucauld (1613-1680). Heroes for liberty are

Venezuela’s Default Disaster

November 20, 2017 Editor 0

Daniel Lacalle Socialism always promises heaven and gives hell. In the early hours of Thursday, November 2, the Maduro regime certified its latest failure with what they promised would never happen: technical default. With his usual

Nobody is going to bail out Venezuela

November 15, 2017 Editor 0

Henkel Garcia U Venezuela, the South American country convulsed by economic and humanitarian catastrophe, has defaulted on some of its debt after missing an interest payment due in October. Even as investors meet in Caracas

Is Germany Successful Thanks to Socialism?

October 30, 2017 Editor 0

Kai Weiss Many different political projects have been dubbed as socialist successes by the Left over the last century. At least they were dubbed as successes at first because, as we always found out afterward,