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Under Castro, Cuba has really been two Cubas. There is relative abundance for the ruling class, and cruel, enforced poverty for everyone else.
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Even with all the information available to us today, many still seem to have a distorted view of history when it comes to the "Comandante."
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If my repeated insistence that I do not consent, is insufficient to indicate my lack of consent, then what kind of crazy moral system is this?
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Not realizing that markets merely reflect the values of consumers, theologian Harvey Cox imagines that markets somehow force consumers to shop.
Deirdre McCloskey contends that ideas — not capital accumulation or material resources — have caused widespread economic development.
The decline in industrial production is in many ways the product of government interventionism.
Populism is a strategy that may be used by any ideological group whose political agenda differs radically from that of the ruling class.
When anti-capitalist leftists expound on the evils of "neoliberalsm," they are usually just attacking freedom and free markets in general.
In the wake of Brexit and other referendum votes that go against the leftist political orthodoxy, elites have decided democracy is a problem.
Cato's Letters 69 and 70 focused on the British election of 1722. But they also provide useful insights Americans should consider this November.