Everyone's heard of Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman.  They’re household names. But unless you’re an economist or a dilettante, you’ve probably never heard of David Ricardo. You should have—he’s perhaps the most influential economic thinker of them all. His...
PewDiePie is a phenomenon. A tale of success from the Sir Tim Berners-Lee archetype of an internet where free information exchange enshrined in its usage. Rising from obscurity as an online games vlogger, PewDiePie's brand of comedic commentary won...
For everyone pushing for free trade with China, there’s something you should know. They fight dirty. China applies relentless economic pressure on America using a number of sophisticated tactics. Currency manipulation China has many tricks up their sleeves, but the biggest and baddest...
We are all witnesses in this new golden age of journalism and media. An era where content isn't at the mercy of an establishment or held to an agenda prepared and prepacked for a narrative already predetermined. With a...
Donald Trump’s been saying it for decades: America’s getting ripped off on trade. Michigan agrees.  Pennsylvania agrees.  Ohio agrees.  In fact, Trump crushed Clinton throughout the rustbelt, the sad remnants of America’s old industrial heartland.  Why? Because Trump’s right.  We’re getting...
Selfish Compassion The modern leftist view of life contains within it the single most self-serving ego-driven sadistic and materialistic of world views masquerading as tolerance and selfless brotherly love. I am predisposed to give them the benefit of the doubt...
Fact: in politics, rhetoric is more persuasive than truth. I know you know this already. This fact is especially troubling for Libertarians and other political groups that favor free market Capitalism because understanding the benefits of the free market takes...
So a friend of mine sent me an article the other day with a gotcha headline of: “LOUISIANA WOMEN WON’T RECEIVE EQUAL PAY UNTIL 2115, STUDY PREDICTS” Frightening, right? I mean to the casual observer this sounds unjust. Fortunately, we have Antifas...
Ask any liberal economist and they will say that immigration grows the economy.  This is true, but it also mischaracterizes the debate: a bigger economy means little if Americans themselves are poorer.  Instead, what matters is economic growth per...

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