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Charles Hugh Smith: Entrepreneur Skills A Must for Any Job

Jason Burack of Wall St for Main St interviewed economic blogger and author Charles Hugh Smith from the popular blog Of Two Minds http://www.oftwominds.com/blog.html . Charles' blog was voted as the #7 best alternative financial blog websites by CNBC. Charles also has a new book out about entrepreneurship, jobs and careers called, Get a Job, Build a Real Career and Defy a Bewildering Economy. which is a top selling jobs book on Amazon. The book can be purchased here:...

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Bob Murphy Analyzes “The Hunt” and “The Purge” Movies as an Anarchist

Bob offers his commentary on the movies “The Hunt” and “The Purge”—both produced by Blumhouse Productions—and focuses on whether The Purge storyline offers a challenge to Rothbard’s depiction of anarcho-capitalism. For more information, see BobMurphyShow.com. The Bob Murphy Show is also available on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, and via RSS. Powered by WPeMatico Post Views: 2

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Even WHO Officials Now Admit Lockdowns Are Extreme Policies with Disastrous Results

Last week, Dr. David Nabarro from the World Health Organization admitted that lockdowns have been devastating for much of the world, noting that “Lockdowns just have one consequence that you must never, ever belittle, and that is making poor people an awful lot poorer.” Nabarro went on to list various examples of the economic damage done by lockdowns: Look what’s happened to smallholder farmers all over the world. Look what’s happening to poverty levels. It seems that we may well have a...

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Toward a Political Economy of Climate Change

The following thoughts have been presented on October 10, 2020, at a broader public conference in Germany. The conference was intended to discuss environmental policies from a free market perspective. Although my research does not concern this field, I have always been interested in the general theory of interventionism and therefore agreed to comment on climate change policy. Sometimes the fresh look of an outsider can be helpful. If my remarks spur further thought on climate change policy,...

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The Paradox of Prosperity

The present fascination with socialism and hatred of capitalism reflects a combination of willful historical blindness, lack of simple common sense, and inexcusable economic ignorance. This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack. Original Article: “The Paradox of Prosperity“. Powered by WPeMatico Post Views: 3

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The Progressivism of the Future Is Really Just the Socialism of the Past

The world is currently in the midst of a newly aggressive drive to bring about a new socialist order through a powerful and “efficient” technocratic state. This new order has been labeled as “progressive,” but it is merely the latest version of the socialist impulse which we have seen before in the form of socialism and communism.  A War on Private Property Summed up in a single sentence, the plans of the communists aim at the abolition of private property. From there, the other major demands...

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Daily Digest 10/16 – Good News Friday: Canada is Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags

This is Good News Friday, where we find some good economic, energy, and environmental news and share it with PP readers. Please send any positive news to [email protected] with subject header “Good News Friday.” We will save and post weekly. Enjoy! Economy Community garden provides refugees with support and comfort through pandemic A community garden in Seattle, Washington is providing a place for immigrants and refugees to come together and find community while growing food from their...

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Building A Better Plan

Whether incompetent or malicious, our leaders are failing us The “Great Reset”: the plan the Davos crowd has for us The need for a plan of our own What the wisdom of past regenerative cultures has to teach us If you have not yet read Part 1: The Illusion Is Failing, available free to all readers, please click here to read it first. Increasingly it’s difficult to see what the plans of the various world authorities might be.  It’s either one based on staggering incompetence (always possible),...

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The Illusion Is Failing

Sometimes the magic fails. The secret to the trick is accidentally revealed. The woman was always in the box.  The eye is no longer deceived. And there’s no getting the audience’s sense of awe back. Just like a bungled illusion, once trust is broken, it’s gone. For many during 2020, the loss of their jobs and businesses — in many cases due to incompetent government management of the pandemic — has been both a blessing and a curse. Of course nobody likes being laid off or losing a business...

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The Fed Says the Federal Budget Is Unsustainable

By: Robert Aro Tuesday’s speech by Fed Chair Jerome Powell began with the usual nod to the pandemic for making life difficult for the masses, followed by the various pats on the back for the central bankers and what they have done in fighting the problems caused by COVID. Powell even praised the government, noting “the fiscal response was truly extraordinary,” thanks to the $3 Trillion of “economic support” under the CARES Act as well as several other lesser known bills. The Paycheck...

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