Tag Archives: Voluntarism

The 7 Degrees of Crony Capitalism

“I favor capitalism, not crony capitalism” is a common refrain I hear among conservatives or the type of mainstream libertarians whose idea of a free society is simply the current system minus the welfare state, when pushed. This is the … Continue reading

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Kennels Confessions: When is it OK to Lock Up Your Dog?

Warning, this may be one of my more self-indulgent posts but hear me out. A while back, my significant other and I recently had to make a last minute overnight trip out of town. Unfortunately our regular pet sitter of … Continue reading

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Why not have Full Technological Unemployment?

I recently came across this excellent video CGP Grey and felt the need to share it: His videos tend to be well made, and highly informative. I highly recommend of them to all my readers. This particular piece gives an … Continue reading

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Response to Thomas Picketty and Mises’ “The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality” by Andrew B. Wilson

I recently had the pleasure of reading this essay at the Ludwig Von Mises Institute website. While I agree with at least some of the general gist of the piece I found the parts I disagreed with worthy of commenting … Continue reading

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My Marijuana Proposal: Legalize the Black Market

I am happy to see various states going forward with legalizing the recreational use of Marijuana. I believe cannabis and various other drugs should be available to anyone wishing to use them. My only problem is with the way they … Continue reading

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Objections to Patents and Copyrights

Patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and other forms of so called “intellectual property” are simply government granted monopolies. If others can use an idea, that you claim credit for, they should be allowed to compete with you. One does not need … Continue reading

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Should Corporations Exist?

Corporations are arguably the dominant form of organization in modern society. They make most of what we own, and chances are that you currently work for one or have worked for one in the past. In the modern capitalist economy … Continue reading

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