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Epic Fail: 100 Years of the Fed

How monetary nationalism wrought havoc, but cryptocurrency can save us

DECEMBER 17, 2014 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

For a hundred years, central bankers have tried to bring scientific management to money. And in that time, we've seen a string of failures. Can cryptocurrency replace this monstrous system?

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Greedy Corporations Save Lives

Prosperity’s conquest of disease offers lessons for global change

NOVEMBER 20, 2014 by IAIN MURRAY

Multinational corporations are conspiring to save people from disease and make a profit while doing it.

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#30 – Capitalism’s Industrial Revolution Cursed the World with the Horror of Child Labor

NOVEMBER 07, 2014 by LAWRENCE W. REED

It was the Industrial Revolution that improved productivity so parents could earn enough to afford to leave their children at home.

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Silk and Seduction

A capitalist thread runs through the history of temptation

NOVEMBER 06, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE

It shines in candlelight. It whispers seductively. It makes the gowns for queens and princesses, the scarf at the throat of the aviator, the lingerie that suggests and arouses before it is even worn.

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By Word of Mouse (1954)

A short cartoon celebrates mass production

NOVEMBER 05, 2014 by THE FREEMAN

The blessings of capitalism are the backdrop for a game of cat and mouse.

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The Smaug Fallacy

The wealthy aren’t hoarders — they’re stewards of capital

OCTOBER 30, 2014 by IAIN MURRAY

The genius of capitalism is that it spreads the wealth around.

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GDP Economics: Fat or Muscle?

GDP calculations say count your hookers and drugs, then skip the gym

OCTOBER 27, 2014 by DAVID J. HEBERT

Changing how productivity is measured does not increase productivity.

Clichés of Progressivism

#24 -"Americans Squander Their Incomes on Themselves While Public Needs Are Neglected"

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 by EDMUND OPITZ

Freedom means spending your own money the way you choose, even if you sometimes choose foolishly.

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People Over Profits?

A family feud in a grocery chain reveals a vital lesson in business and life

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 by GARY MCGATH

When a family feud breaks out in a New England grocery chain, lessons abound in terms of the relative importance of people and profits.

Clichés of Progressivism

#21 – “Capitalism’s Sweatshops and Child Labor Cry Out for Government Intervention”

SEPTEMBER 05, 2014 by PAUL L. POIROT

Improving the lot of the working poor is not as simple as pushing a button. People are raised out of difficult working conditions over time through savings, investment, and innovation.

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The full text of Hazlitt's famed primer on economic principles: read this first!

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This primer on economic principles brilliantly analyzes the seen and unseen consequences of political and economic actions. In the words of F.A. Hayek, there is "no other modern book from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time."

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Communicating Capitalism

Clemson University | Clemson, SC | May 21 - 24

History has made it clear that capitalism is the best economic system for creating material efficiency and prosperity. But to win the battle of ideas in favor of free markets, it's necessary to communicate why capitalism is the best economic system morally. At Communicating Capitalism, you'll explore the moral justifications for capitalism offered by different schools of thought, and learn to effectively communicate the principles of a free society.