Clichés of Progressivism
#50 – “Greedy Capitalists Take Advantage of People in Natural Disasters; Price Controls Are the Answer”
MARCH 27, 2015 by DONALD BOUDREAUX
The interpretation of post-disaster price hikes as "price gouging" is as unfortunate as it is mistaken.
MARCH 20, 2015 by B.K. MARCUS
Generations have grown up with a heroic ideal of robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. Only those who are particularly wary of an apparently "progressive" message in the legend take exception.
MARCH 13, 2015 by LAWRENCE W. REED
Hong Kong's success is an intellectual embarrassment to the progressive ideology.
MARCH 06, 2015 by WALTER E. WILLIAMS
There is absolutely no relationship between high populations and poverty.
FEBRUARY 27, 2015 by WALTER E. WILLIAMS
Let us acknowledge a few gross disparities and decide whether they represent what lawyers and judges call a "pattern and practice of discrimination," while at the same time thinking about what corrective action might be taken.
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 by WENDY MCELROY
Fear of robot labor is fear of the free market.
FEBRUARY 13, 2015 by LAWRENCE W. REED
Profit is responsible for more good things -- by a long shot -- than all the charity in the world.
FEBRUARY 06, 2015 by RON ROBINSON
The worst demagogues demonize a group they don't like, such as "the rich," for political gain.
JANUARY 30, 2015 by LAWRENCE W. REED
It is not recorded anywhere that Christ called for the state to use its power to redistribute wealth.
JANUARY 23, 2015 by LAWRENCE W. REED
If Standard Oil was any kind of monopoly, it was not a coercive one, because it did not derive its high market share from special government favors.