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The (Im-)Possibility of Economic Calculations: Why Socialism Must Fail in Contrast to a Free Market Economy, or Why Prices Are Important

The free market economy has undeniably succeeded in raising the standards of living in the West. But capitalism has always generated numerous debates. Especially during economic crises, the capitalist or free market economy is frequently the target of attacks. 1,323 more words


‘Free trade is a necessary evil’. How far do you agree?

Once synonymous with prosperity, free trade today is commonly seen as a “utopian evil”, drawing political heat and mounting backlash. Based on the Theory of Comparative Advantage as advocated by David Ricardo, it was considered a philosophical accomplishment of the 18th and 19th centuries. 1,758 more words

Broadening Knowledge

Social Darwinism

Social Darwinism is based on Charles Darwin’s law of Natural Selection, which was first mentioned in his book The Origin of Species which was published in 1859. 441 more words


Fran O’ is willing Labour and National not to sell the country for power — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

New Zealand’s free market economy is what is really at stake in the post-election negotiations to form the new Government. The extent of NZ’s openness to the world, immigration and trade have all been on the negotiating table in Wellington this week.

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NFL and Trump

NFL Protests and President Trump

Too many people in this country today can’t see what’s in front of them. Millionaire athletes making a social protest during the National Anthem has angered President Trump. 1,093 more words

General Political Issues