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Coronavirus: People Will Die because this Government Wasted Time | Professor John Ashton

Coronavirus: People Will Die because this Government Wasted Time | Professor John Ashton

We’re in a really serious emergency situation now. It looks as though the virus at the moment is centred in London and in Hampshire, but it’s beginning to move up the country. And over the next few days we’re going… Continue Reading

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Going to Prison For Criticizing the Government | Debs v. United States

Going to Prison For Criticizing the Government | Debs v. United States

Mr. Beat presents Supreme Court Briefs Canton, Ohio June 16, 1918 Eugene Debs, the famous labor activist and five-time Socialist Party of America presidential candidate, gives a speech, opposing World War One. He is careful with his words, for he… Continue Reading

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Richard Wolff on the distracting debate over more or less government

Richard Wolff on the distracting debate over more or less government

Debating the pros and cons of the government vs the private sector is a silly game until you realize that the purpose of it isn’t what it is about. The purpose of it is to make sure we don’t debate… Continue Reading

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Is democracy really the best form of government? | Steven Pinker

Is democracy really the best form of government? | Steven Pinker

Probably the most famous product of the Enlightenment was the American Declaration of Independence and Constitution, a blueprint for a form of governance that tried to get the benefits of government—seeing as how anarchy is worse because you get spirals… Continue Reading

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McCarthy on Trump’s historic India visit, Dem Party’s socialist takeover

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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