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Private banking and government corruption saddle the 3rd world with debt – Richard Wolff

Private banking and government corruption saddle the 3rd world with debt – Richard Wolff

14 out of 15 of these countries (the worst indebted countries in the world) on average cut their social spending for their people by 13%. Here’s the point. If you get yourself into debt as a foreign country, if you’re… Continue Reading

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What Do Europeans Think About American Life? | NYT Opinion

What Do Europeans Think About American Life? | NYT Opinion

[MUSIC PLAYING] “I love American optimism.” “They have a pretty nice flag.” “Are you joking?” – [GASPS] “What?” “That is actually shocking.” “That’s nothing you would ever see in Britain. That would cause, you know, riots.” In the U.S., a… Continue Reading

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THE GOVERNMENT IS THE VILLAIN: Why bureaucrats always screw things up

THE GOVERNMENT IS THE VILLAIN: Why bureaucrats  always screw things up

D’Souza: You’ve actually now identified the villain, and the villain is the government, a government agency that is passing laws that make no sense. Government agencies exist to do this. It’s a little bit baffling for us because we’re all… Continue Reading

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How Big Should Government Be? Left vs. Right #1

How Big Should Government Be? Left vs. Right #1

One of the most important differences between the Left and the Right is how each regards the role and the size of the government. The Left believes that the state should be the most powerful force in society. Among many… Continue Reading

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Government: Is it Ever Big Enough?

Government: Is it Ever Big Enough?

Ever since Franklin Roosevelt promised Americans a “New Deal” in 1932, liberal politicians and pundits have insisted that the government must do more to alleviate poverty, increase economic security, and enhance the quality of life. But the word “more” implies… Continue Reading

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The USA Before Joining World War 1 I THE GREAT WAR – Special

The USA Before Joining World War 1 I THE GREAT WAR – Special

The United States of America, at this point in the war 100 years ago today, was neutral, but we’ve had a bunch of you write in about what was going on in the US at the time, and how the… Continue Reading

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UBI: Should We Get Free Money From The Government?

(upbeat electronic music) – Universal basic income. It seems like a pretty simple concept, right? A government gives every one of its citizens no matter you who are, the size of your salary, just enough money to afford the basics… Continue Reading

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Can the Government Run the Economy?

Can the Government Run the Economy?

Is our economy a machine, like an automobile, a train or a power plant? One constantly hears phrases such as the economy “is overheating” or “needs to cool off” or “could use some stimulus.” These aren’t harmless metaphors. They epitomize… Continue Reading

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People on the Street: What is the Purpose of Government

People on the Street: What is the Purpose of Government

The purpose of government? I would say it’s like a CEO, to keep the country that it’s in running smoothly. I would say it has something to do with getting leaders…you need leaders to run people because without some higher… Continue Reading