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  • Milton Friedman and his lectures

    They say, that the era that Friedman visited Chile, gave lectures about capitalism and free market in Communist countries, as well. I wonder, how can a Communist goverment which propagandizes its citizens against Capitalism, give permission to someone to talk freely about Capitalism and Free Market?
    Posted to General (Forum) by LandJ on Fri, Aug 10 2012
  • Turning Socialists into Capitalists — Recommended method?

    As a student, I often find myself arguing with socialists. I have organised many debates with socialists, and am holding conferences in Austrian economics. Doing everything I can with my knowledge, in order to persuade socialists to understand economics, capitalism and rights... I am still young however...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Samuel Marks on Wed, Nov 2 2011
  • Occupy Philadelphia: The Kick That the Left Really Needed

    “The kick that the left really needed “ are the words of one of the protesters. These are high hopes that will not be realized. Who are these Occupy Philly people? What do they stand for? Who do they represent? Let’s take a look. In the video below there are two interviews with participants...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Darren on Thu, Oct 27 2011
  • Re: Get a whole of this debate???

    @Anarcho : "Will someone who's productivity is many times greater then someone else's recieve the same salary as the much less productive person(s)?" Of course, why would a gold seeker would be paid more than a forester? Because gold is more expansive than wood you think? And what about...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by unionrevolte on Thu, Mar 3 2011
  • Re: Any good articles showing how the U.S. really is socialist or close to it? A friend doubts this.

    Before this thread, goes off on tangents, that will answer the OP post, but probably serve to confuse the discussion generally. I will attempt to answer, for the op, you're friend, might prescribe to socialism, that is leaning more toward communism, that advocates workers rights, state owned enterprises...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Sanchez on Wed, Oct 13 2010
  • Why is population never considered???

    When considering capitalist and communist ideology which seem to be either end of the political and economics spectrum and trying to assess which one is "better", i dont think people really consider the important issue of population. In an area of land where there is very few people (im thinking...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by peachmat on Tue, May 4 2010
  • Subsidy- Solar- Cell Phones

    Their subsidization of solar panel production is, believe it or not, has little or no impact on the pace of solar energy research and development. If they subsidized the production of cell phones, new faster, smaller, more reliable cell phones would still be coming out every year. The only difference...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Sanchez on Sun, Apr 18 2010
  • Re: Why communism will work, and capitalism won’t.

    [quote user="ChroMattic"] Laborers add value to a product, but they aren't the determining factor that determines its value. In your attack against "capitalist exploitation" you gave the statistic to the effect of chinese workers get the equivalent of 1.50 an hour for shoes that...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Torsten on Sat, Feb 27 2010
  • The fallacies of intellectual communism, a compilation

    Author's note: I am compiling in this thread a list of all the fallacies invoked against intellectual property rights. I would greatly appreciate if one of the authoritative members of forum involved in the Mises Institute were to promote this to a full story, thus confirming the institute's...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Stranger on Fri, Jan 22 2010
  • Re: Why communism will work, and capitalism won’t.

    [quote user="you12"] " National socialism as practiced in Germany in the 3rd reich worked like a charm because there was a high level of homogeneity, a strong sense of nationhood, and simply because the northern European/Germanic temperament is ideally suited to socialist society. Even...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Torsten on Wed, Jul 8 2009
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