In this video from the grand opening of the Cato Institutes’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. in 1993, Libertarian economist Milton Friedman talks about the problems of leftist ideology and the consequences for society.
What if everything you’ve heard about income inequality is wrong? John Tamny, editor of RealClearMarkets, clarifies one of the big misunderstandings of our time.
In the video above, Milton Friedman discusses the fallacy of doing good with other people’s money. He also explains how that means that the welfare state at its core is a philosophy of violence and coercion.
Great read from the fantastic Ed Morrissey at The Fiscal Times on how the media got Pope Francis’s comments on Capitalism wrong.
Via Newsbusters, the great Dambisa Moyo gives Bill Maher a lesson in economics 101. If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to check out Ms. Moyo’s latest book Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World.
Link: Say, just how “fine” is the private sector doing, anyway? Great post by Ed Morrissey @ HotAir.
There are some highlights I’d really like to hit. The first one is that about 41.3% of unemployed have been unemployed for 39.1 weeks. That is huge and pretty much says it all. This is the weakest recovery since the Great Depression. A whole 4/5ths of the drop of the unemployment rate is due to […]