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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...

The Keynesian Cure for Hunger: Eat More

RICHARD W. FULMER, THE FREEMAN Sylvia Nasar, author of New York Times bestseller, A Beautiful Mind, has a new book: Grand Pursuit: The Story of...

Jesus Groomed His Apostles for Political Office

By Bryan Fischer People who say the followers of Christ shouldn’t be involved in politics aren’t paying attention. And they aren’t paying attention...

Progressives Crave Control

Progressives are the unintended consequence of the collision of ideas offered by Karl Marx and those of Adam Smith.

The Outcome of the Income Tax

Progressive is a misnomer. Aggressive or regressive is closer to the truth, as this graduated tax has taken America back centuries down the road to serfdom

Karl Marx: Abolition of the Family!

Karl Marx openly declares his hatred for the family, and with it marriage and home education, and that he intends to abolish it.

Rescuing Our Kids and Country From Karl Marx — Steve Farrell

It bears repeating: If we hope to halt, reverse and permanently alter America's descent into the gutter of debauchery, and that political tyranny that is forever its companion — "education is the key." And if so, it must be, it can only be that that education is initiated, financed, and controlled by parents, not by Karl Marx and the Almighty State; no, nor by anyone far removed from our home, our values, our input, and our right to say, "You're fired!" - Steve Farrell

Class Struggle Rightly Conceived — Richman

Karl Marx is famous for drawing attention to the idea of class struggle. Yet remarkably in 1852, historian David Hart recounts, Marx wrote, “[A]s far as I am concerned, the credit for having discovered the existence and the conflict of classes in modern society does not belong to me. Bourgeois historians presented the historical development of this class struggle, and the economists showed its economic anatomy long before I did.”

How the U.S. Can Become Greece — Alan Caruba

Greece will be loaned billions that it is not likely to ever repay. Meanwhile, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Ireland are financially shaky as well. England is not much better off and the United States is printing money in the basement of the Federal Reserve while also borrowing it from China, Japan, and everyone else.

The Naked Communism of Earth Day

It is no accident that April 22, Earth Day, is also the birth date of Vladimir Lenin, an acolyte of Karl Marx, the lunatic who invented communism as an alternative to capitalism.

Is Capitalism Something Good?

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Sheldon Richman Earlier this week I attended the annual meeting of the Association...