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Third Parties Rising Throughout Europe

This is what happens when politicians think they are smarter than the great unwashed whom they rule over. They lack common sense on every possible level. The rise [...]

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Venezuela Demonstrates Why Socialism Always Fails

Venezuela had the greatest oil reserves of any country. The country was ruled for 14 years with the iron fist of Hugo Chavez. Then anti-capitalism wiped out the [...]

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Communism vs. Left-Wing Beliefs

There are some left-wing people in Western Europe who argue that Communists are not represented in politics and this is somehow unfair. They do not understand that [...]

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Socialist — Fascist — Communist

I have been asked to explain the differences between socialism, fascism, and communism for some people seem to mix them all up. A “socialist” is akin to [...]

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The Socialist Lie that We have had Always a Growth Economy Since Roosevelt

A comment by a reader with a philosophy is interesting and delusional at the same time. “Armstrong chose not to seek any compromise but to put all the blame [...]

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Neofeudalism vs. Socialism

QUESTION:  Martin, Your grasp (and evidently the computer’s) of historical forces–the Shakespearen drama of it all–is awesome. But you seem more [...]

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Socialism v Capitalism

The debate for socialism is simply that they regard it as unfair when anyone has more than another does. The solution is always to rob someone else to improve your [...]

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Socialism vs. Helping the Poor

Above is a Roman Æ Sestertius (34mm, 22.18 g) of Nerva (AD 96—98), struck at the mint of Rome (97 AD). The reverse reads: “PLEBEI VRBE FRVMENTO [...]

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Why is it so Hard for the West to See That Everything is Connected?

QUESTION: Marty, you have written many times how everything is connected and how in Asian culture that is the foundation of all understanding. Why is it so hard in [...]

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Absence of Socialism v Austerity & Gold Standards

  There have been many attempts at creating a gold standard and this notion that money should retain a value yet simultaneously people want to earn more with [...]

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