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Do People Really Distrust Capitalism?

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON During the past few years, there have been multiple reports of surveys and polls indicating that people are down on capitalism and may...

Give thanks that we no longer live on the precipice

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Fossil fuels helped humanity improve our health, living standards and longevity in just 200 years~ Thanksgiving is a good time to express our...

Find the cure – ignore the symptoms

~Historical breakthrough changes occur when innovators seek cures for societal problems~ By James E. Smith and Michelle Jamshidi We have become a society steeped in the...

New Netherlands Colony chartered JUNE 3, 1621.

American Minute with Bill Federer Spain's "Iron Duke," the Grand Duke of Alba, fought the Ottoman Muslims in 1535, recapturing Tunis, North Africa. Spain financed its...

On the Centennial of the Birth of a Giant

LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN April 25, 2015, marks a century since John James Cowperthwaite entered the world. It’s a birthdate that deserves celebration everywhere. I...

The Mayflower Compact – America’s 1st ‘Constitution’

American Minute with Bill Federer High winds and treacherous tides along North America's coast prevented the Pilgrims from sailing south to join Virginia's earlier settlement...

The Mayflower Compact – America's 1st 'Constitution'

American Minute with Bill Federer High winds and treacherous tides along North America's coast prevented the Pilgrims from sailing south to join Virginia's earlier settlement...

Passionate About Conservatism

BY ALAN CARUBA We conservatives tend to be rather low key when it comes to expressing our commitment to conservative values. We are all about...

Capitalism Fosters Greed and Government Policy Must Temper It

LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 6 On April 19, 2014, the Colonial Bread store in my town of Newnan, Georgia, closed its...

A Voice in the Wilderness

BY CHRIS CLANCY (Read Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) In Western Europe, over a very long period of time, events transpired...

To Read Well, a Noble Exercise

In Defense of Thoreau and Walden SARAH SKWIRE, THE FREEMAN Gary North’s recent column on Thoreau’s Walden argues that Thoreau is a “literary scam artist” and...

The Principles of Freedom vs. Agenda 21

BY TOM DEWEESE In February, 2014, I was invited to present the keynote address to the annual Clouds Over America conference in Oklahoma City, OK....

The Man Behind the Hong Kong Miracle

LAWRENCE REED, THE FREEMAN Three cheers for Hong Kong, that tiny chunk of Southeast Asian rock. For the twentieth consecutive year, the Index of Economic...

Capital, Capitalists and Capitalism (Part II)

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Capitalist. “A person who has capital…invested in business enterprises.”1 All societies use capital, so every society has capitalists. They are those who...

Once Again, Pope Francis

ALBERTO BENEGAS LYNCH, JR., CATO INSTITUTE This is not the first time I’ve commented on the socioeconomic ideas of the current Pontiff of the Catholic...

Capital, Capitalists and Capitalism (Part I)

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Introduction: It is difficult to think of terms in the realm of political economy that are less understood and more controversial...

U2's Bono Courageously Embraces Capitalism

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Bono, the lead singer of the rock band U2, has long been an advocate of governments increasing foreign aid to the...

U2’s Bono Courageously Embraces Capitalism

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Bono, the lead singer of the rock band U2, has long been an advocate of governments increasing foreign aid to the...

Tyler Cowen's Gloomy Vision Is Flawed In Its Very Conception

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Years ago, I thought that if I ever attempted to write a novel, I would describe a future dystopia in which...

Tyler Cowen’s Gloomy Vision Is Flawed In Its Very Conception

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Years ago, I thought that if I ever attempted to write a novel, I would describe a future dystopia in which...

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Is it really over?

BY T.F. STERN I read a comment issued by an old friend who happens to be a Biden supporter.  She was gloating, as if her...

Government transparency should not be controversial

~Shining light on EPA actions should get 100% support – but is opposed by the usual suspects~ Duggan Flanakin Ballot harvesting, behind-the-curtains ballot counting and other...

Your Mother is on the Roof

BY T.F. STERN My father had a library of stories and jokes that he’d share, usually when we were a captive audience while on a...

Preserving courtroom and verdict integrity

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Our civil justice system is as much at risk as the integrity of ballots, elections and democracy~ Big Media, Big Tech, Big Academia,...