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Remembering Soviet Dissidents and the Weaponization of Psychiatry

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON The New York Times obituary opened with a simple recitation of facts: “Zhores A. Medvedev, the Soviet biologist, writer and dissident who was...

Marx’s Apologists Should Be Read in the Face

BY PAUL G. KENGOR May 5 marked the bicentennial of Karl Marx, who set the stage with his philosophy for the greatest ideological massacres in...

The Gig Economy Makes Karl Marx’s Dreams Come True

And It's All Capitalism's Doing MAX BORDERS, THE FREEMAN When Joe Average steps out of his car after completing his shift for Lyft, he does so...

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...

Rebels They Were Not! – Part 4 – Nor Commies Either …

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Editor's Note: Read "Rebels They Were Not" Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 If you haven't stepped inside a college...

Is Objectivism Merely a Disguised Materialism?

BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Objectivist philosophers may take me to task for claiming that Objectivism appears to be simply another form of philosophical Materialism. Dr....

The Life of a Microwave

DAVID R. HENDERSON, DAVID HENDERSON, THE FREEMAN Last week, my family’s microwave broke down after 15 years of faithful service. That incident might sound trivial...

Power Against People: A Christian Critique of the State

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST Introduction Ever since that period in European history known as the ‘18th century Enlightenment,’ the idea has firmly taken root in Western...

Why do Marxists favor free trade?

Tyranny Unmasked, Karl Marx Why do Marxists favor free trade? Because, taken to its extreme, free trade will reduce America to a third world economy...

Karl Marx: Whacko Environmentalist

Tyranny Unmasked, Karl Marx Karl Marx hated Capitalism. Just as the modern-day environmentalist. In fact, Karl Marx was the original whacko environmentalist. Capitalist production, by collecting...

Marxist Alienation

Tyranny Unmasked, Karl Marx and Frederick Engels In the traditional Gospel view, because of the fall of Adam, Man is cutoff and separated from God, has...

The Pale Maiden, The Player and Invocation of One in Despair

Tyranny Unmasked, Karl Marx Three Hellish Quotes from Karl Marx: "Thus heaven I’ve forfeited, I know it full well. My soul, once true to God, Is...

Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism, by Joshua Muravchik

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Visions of an ideal, intentionally designed society are at least as old as the writings of Plato, but only in...

America Imperiled

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, David O. McKay  "America was a nation of people who had faith in their political and economic systems because...

The Risk Within

General Douglas MacArthur, The Freeman, 1957 Excerpts from remarks to stockholders at the Annual Meeting of Sperry Rand Corporation, July 31, 1956.  We approach for the...

Hoover warns of collectivist government takeover of business

American Minute with Bill Federer, August 10, Hoover Warned of Collectivist Government takeover of business Herbert Hoover was born AUGUST 10, 1874. The son of...

Red Eye On Marriage

By Steve Farrell Missing the Mark with Religion, Part 7 As a child growing up in New York, I was attracted to the opposite sex. When...

Socialism’s Prescient Critics

Philip Vander Elst, The Freeman There is a good case to be made that the birth and spread of totalitarian socialism defines the twentieth century...

Moral License—Friend or Foe to Liberty?

By Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 6 Liberty and license are not synonymous. Parents know better. Too many of them have had the unfortunate...

Marx and the Worship of Man

By Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 4 Again I pose the same question, but with slight variation: Do religion and morality have a...

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Destroying the environment to save it

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Pseudo-green energy will wreak devastation, pretending to prevent exaggerated climate harm~ “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” The...

Thank Goodness Dr. Fauci Does Not Run NASA

BY BOB BARR Blue state governors and blue city mayors are continuing to repeat their “sky-is-falling” outcries that people should be afraid to take a...

Prioritizing climate over pandemics

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~We need a full accounting of what was spent preparing for the ‘climate crisis’ versus COVID~ As of May 20, the United States...

Honoring Their Gift

BY T.F. STERN Gratitude is an interesting human trait.  We say thank you when somebody does something nice for us or gives us a present;...