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Cheating Commies and Guardian Syndrome

Why were the East Germans more likely to cheat?

JULY 24, 2014

A recent study concludes that former East German communists are more likely to cheat in simulation games. The question is why. Jane Jacobs' work may offer some clues.

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Silver Spoons and the Idle Rich

Who has the wealth of the wealthy rentiers?

JULY 24, 2014

In a free economy, wealth does not sit under the mattresses of the rich. Instead it gets used by productive people making our lives better.

Wabi-Sabi

Dissent Under Socialism

Intolerance for free expression grows with the scope of central planning

JULY 24, 2014

Central planning always conflicts with expressions of dissent, whatever a ruling party might call itself.

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