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Still thinking about the Olympics

Rio Olympics are close to the end, and so far it has been a wonderful time for Brazilian athletes: the country is scoring 15 total in the medal table, quite high in its historical record. 975 more words

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Socialism Breeds Corruption

Socialism Breeds Corruption- “What are the consequences of such a perversion? … In the first place, it erases from everyone’s conscience the distinction between justice and injustice.” 643 more words

3 All-Time Favourite Economic Books

NAME three economic books that have had a profound influence on you and why?

Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt, and The Law… 238 more words

  • “By virtue of exchange, one man’s prosperity is beneficial to all others.” ~Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850)
Frederic Bastiat
  • “Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. As a result of this, every time we object to a thing being done by government, the socialists conclude that we object to its being done at all.” ~Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850)
Frederic Bastiat