The Socialist Time Capsule

“Socialism,” says Oleg Atbashian, “conserves the stage in which the society existed at the time it was overtaken. “Cubans still drive American cars from the 1950s, North Koreans still dress in the fashions of the same bygone era, and in the USSR I … [Read more...]

The Six Contradictions of Socialism in America

I have seen the future and ran away. At first the move to America from the former USSR made me feel as though I had made a jump in time, from the stagnant depraved past into a distant dynamic future. There was an abundance of commonly available … [Read more...]

Argentina Coming Apart at the Seams… Again

As you've probably heard Argentina has defaulted on it's Sovereign debt. This is the second time in 12 years that Argentina is defaulting. Of course the Kirchner Government is trying to blame the U.S. for their troubles by saying that it is our … [Read more...]

Healthcare Face-off US vs. UK

Since the advent of Obamacare there has been a great debate about U.S. vs. U.K. healthcare. Today we will look at how they compare. A large number of people in the US and UK have some form of health insurance. In fact, according to the Centers for … [Read more...]

Equality – The Unattainable Socialist Ideal

We all dream of "Equality"...  it is the American ideal, after all "All men are created Equal" but the constitution doesn't guarantee prosperity and/or happiness only "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" note that it says the PURSUIT of … [Read more...]

Trends: Argentina’s Finances Going Bust Again?

Over the years Argentina has had it's share of financial problems... the majority of them of their own making. They have nationalized oil companies, repudiated debt and suffered hyperinflation. Where are they headed now? Argentina Politics One of … [Read more...]

Global Carbon Trading System on the Verge of Collapse

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is the only global carbon trading system which is designed to create funding to give poor countries access to new energy technologies; and it is on the verge of collapse. The UN's system has raised billions of … [Read more...]

Health Care Reform To Cost Employers Billions

Health Insurance- The stated purpose of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) is to provide affordable health insurance to everyone. In fact, the program actually penalizes anyone who does not pay for coverage. The largest … [Read more...]

Why Facebook Works, and Democracy Does Not

Facebook vs. Democracy- This year, Facebook will reach 1 billion users -- or one-seventh of the human population. It has elicited more participation than any single government in the world other than India and China, and it will probably surpass … [Read more...]

Government Roadblocks to Prosperity

Editor's Note: Anyone who has ever taken Economics 101 knows that the free market is more efficient than top down governmental planning at efficiently distributing goods and services at the lowest possible price. But often governmental bureaucrats … [Read more...]