The former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu not only arrested and murdered political opponents but also misdirected vast sums of money toward socialist schemes that failed, leaving Romanians even worse off.
In this politicized age, being an American means little more than being subject to the federal government. Yet, as Rothbard noted, we are not "the government," but rather people who are part of like communities, which we should celebrate.
The thinking of Say, Comte, and Dunoyer cannot be examined in isolation, divorced from traditional liberal ideas and the intellectual currents of their day. Their class theories cannot be separated from what we might now consider the separate specializations of economics, history and political...
Energy from fossil fuels, Epstein explains, is part of human civilization and our entire material existence. He shows how the growing movement to restrict or even ban the use of oil, natural gas, and coal is not only delusional but also profoundly antihuman.
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