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Venezuela’s Economic Collapse: Socialist Policies That Impoverished Venezuela

11 Nov 2023 3 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

“Venezuela needs to develop; economic growth is essential for the country after so many years of lagging behind.” -Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva In the last writing on the subject of Venezuela’s Economic Collapse, we discussed the before and after of soc...

Before Socialist Venezuela: The Economic Collapse of Venezuela

10 Nov 2023 5 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

“Think about it: Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, Vietnam, North Korea, the former Soviet Union – they all start with the intention of leveling the playing field – or making things better for the little guy – and instead, they created misery, poverty, des...

The History of Trees

19 Feb 2023 8 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"Many years I've been away, Talking 'bout you night & day, Tellin' people 'bout my country" Dean Reed   While watching Adiós, Sabata recently, I became annoyed with the gringo thief Ballantine, played by Dean Reed.  After faking his death, Ballantine...

Capitalism Quotes That’ll Make You Leave the Means of Production Alone

7 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments LibertasBella

“The essential notion of a capitalist society … is voluntary cooperation, voluntary exchange. The essential notion of a socialist society is force.”– Milton FriedmanAre you tired of looters denigrating the world’s best economic system? Here are our...

Libertarian Socialism: Does It Make Sense and How Does It Work?

30 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments LibertasBella

Are libertarianism and socialism diametrically opposed? The libertarian socialist would say no. The political philosophy of libertarian socialism categorically rejects state interference in social affairs and instead proposes the abolition of authori...

Friedrich A. Hayek Quotes on Socialism, Economics, and More

16 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments LibertasBella

“When security is understood in too absolute a sense, the general striving for it, far from increasing the chances of freedom, becomes the gravest threat to it.” – The Road to Serfdom Friedrich Hayek was an Austrian-British economist and philosopher...


23 Mar 2022 8 minute read 16 comments SirGerardThe1st

When I was very young I was told the following story. It turns out that a very rich man, walking down the street dressed in evening dress, found a homeless lying on the street who asked him for a coin to buy something to eat. The rich man was kind an...

Death By Hope - Anti-Social(ist)

12 Mar 2022 2 minute read 7 comments crowen

  Try to look back and figure out how we got off track this far Progressives like Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and FDR Changed the rules of the game to bring fascism with a smile Stop and take a look around, we're just living in denial     One al...

The 43 Disappeared Students of Ayotzinapa

18 Oct 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

In September 2014, students from a small, socialist farming school in the state of Guerrero were traveling in a caravan of 5 buses to Iguala, Mexico.  When they arrived in town, they were followed by police.  The police stopped them, blocked them in,...


10 Oct 2021 11 minute read 13 comments SirGerardThe1st

Consensus mechanisms always existed, they were not invented by blockchain technology or by cryptocurrencies. In reality, the social contract is ultimately a protocol of consensus among the members of a community. The individual who goes to a supermar...