"Free trade results in giving our money, our manufactures, and our markets to other nations," warned the Republican Senator from Ohio and future President William McKinley in 1892..."
Hong Kong's unpopular chief executive C.Y. Leung, nicknamed "the wolf" by detractors, has one Lunar New Year's request for his city's people: Be more like sheep.
He's also very aware of what this means as an economist: Capital flight.
Today is the 20th anniversary of the death of Murray Rothbard.
The ideological movement that calls itself neoconservative is small, potent, and extremely dangerous. Oh, and its members don't like lewrockwell.com, either.
I recently came upon this thirty year old video and was struck by how relevant it is to conversations happening on the DP these days.
Who's winning – us or the War Party?
However, the Freedom Socialist Party promised that its push for a $15-per-hour Seattle minimum wage would "leave no one behind."
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage, speaks in the party's biggest Annual Conference
Jonathan Barth (postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Political Thought and Leadership at Arizona State) on Money and Empire in Early America - Dahr Jamail (Investigative Journalist) reports on Obama's war with Syria, Middle East, etc...
This is a topic which I have purposely avoided writing about in any detail for quite some time; only due to recent feedback here, it seems it best that I clarify my views.
Nick Hanauer is a rich guy, an unrepentant capitalist ? and he has something to say to his fellow plutocrats: Wake up!
This theory is somewhat tongue and cheek, so please don't think I'm crazy. If you think I have too much time on my hands, you're probably right.
Glenn Greenwald addresses the Young Americans for Liberty 2014 convention
Brave The World
From the YouTube description "What you hear in this video is from the audiobook of "The Iron Web," a novel I wrote years ago. (The printed book and audiobook are at www.LarkenRose.com).
On Memorial Day weekend, scores of thousands of bikers arrived here for their annual Rolling Thunder tribute to America’s veterans, especially those lost in our wars or left behind.
Abbott & Costello Explain Common Core
This is my attempt to help temper the rancor I currently see in the liberty community.
Stefan Molyneux takes a shot at sociopaths once again, hits the ball out of the park. L/R paradigm failure
Where Is America’s Democracy?
There were some five million inhabitants in over a thousand cities and settlements that traded extensively with each other. Cities were well planned with dockyards, granaries, places of worship, and public baths. Their architectural skills produced w
Ben Swann Exclusive: Did Rand Paul Endorse Establishment Republican To Block “Liberty Democrat”?
"Nearly every election cycle, a poll comes out suggesting that many Americans, and a big chunk of swing voters, think of themselves as “fiscally conservative but socially liberal,” and therefore possibly open to libertarian candidates who want to pol
Gerald Celente, founder of the Trends Research Institute, is a political atheist.
Rand Paul’s Starkly Libertarian CPAC Speech: We Must Defend the Rights of All
The Internet is full of stories about politicians acting badly and doing the opposite of what they promised. Talk radio is full of the same things, all day, every day. Even around office water coolers, almost everyone will admit that politicians are
Well played. The bigger problem for progressives, however, is that libertarianism has grown far larger than any billionaire's money. So you have to do still more to kill the movement. At the very least that means using heaping helpings of intellectu
I’m obviously no fan of politicians, but I also like to give credit where it is due. I did pick up one very valuable lesson from a politician, something that contributed substantially to my life.
I've never before heard Ralph Nader level the sorts of low blows he unleashes at Stossel during the question and answer section: