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Does Capitalism Lead to Monopolies?

The short answer is no, it never has, and it never will. The monopolies of the 19th century (railroads, steel) only existed because those industries were counted as public utilities and given protection from competition by the government. 141 more words

Ryan Scarbel

Why is Capitalism Good?

If businesses do not receive help from the government, then the only way they can continue to exist is if consumers purchase their products and services. 182 more words

Ryan Scarbel

Stuff Going On -- 04/25/2017

Russia has supplanted Saudi Arabia as the third-largest spender on military. It spends just under $70 billion, compared to 2nd-place China’s $215 billion and the U.S.A.’s $611 billion. 60 more words

For Free Trade

Milk Wars

The US president and the Canadian prime minister are clashing over milk markets in their respective countries.  Are we at war, at least a trade war?  489 more words

Canada

EARTH DAY SPECIAL: Growing Green

By R.C. Seely

APRIL 22ND HAS BEEN DESIGNATED TO BE yet another holiday an evergrowing list of pointless identity holidays–Earth Day. A day specifically put aside for environmental activists to remind us what horrible people we are, not like the other 364 days of the year, when they are so silent. 1,011 more words

Americanus Libertae

I, Pencil by Leonard E. Read

I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read, Dec. 1958

Outline:

  • Introduction by Milton Friedman
  • I, Pencil
    – Innumerable Antecedents
    – No One Knows…
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Economics

Hotels and Governments Gang Up Against Airbnb

In a familiar story after the growing pains Uber and Lyft have experienced around the globe, it appears hotel lobbyists are doing everything in their power to convince governments from city, state, and federal levels to impede the growth of… 601 more words

Airbnb