Tag: socialism

Universal Basic Income Becoming Reality?

Universal Basic Income Becoming Reality?

ONE OF THE BIG PICTURE PROGRESSIVE IDEAS THAT HAS BEEN OFTEN THEORIZED AND DISCUSSED BUT RARELY PUT INTO PRACTICE IS THE IDEA OF A BASIC INCOME, BUT ANOTHER EXPERIMENT IN BASIC INCOME IS ABOUT TO BE STARTED RIGHT NOW IN FINLAND WHERE THEY WILL BE TESTING IT OUT WITH ABOUT 2000 OF THEIR CITIZENS. THE …

Ideas that Changed the World – China Embraces Market Economy

Ideas that Changed the World – China Embraces Market Economy

After Mao died both the Chinese leaders and the Chinese people recognized that socialism didn’t work. Ning Wang is professor of economics at the Ronald Coase Institute, and author with Ronald Coase of the book How China Became Capitalist. They tried new ways to organize the economy. What emerged was spontaneous, was something we here …

UBI: Should We Get Free Money From The Government?

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 like food, the electricity bill, maybe even rent on a cheap apartment. In theory this …

Natural Capitalism for Enlightenment (Part 1 of 2)

~ Natural Capitalism and Enlightenment: Part One of Two ~ [Adam Smith: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations] [Invisible Hand, by Adam Smith] It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own …

Caller: Christianity Does not Promote Wealth Redistribution!

Caller: Christianity Does not Promote Wealth Redistribution!

Jolie Chevy Chase Maryland wasn’t tune in radio Joe you wanted to disagree with me about Christianity well yes for okay your your responses often been a respecter libertarians so yes some claim to be Christian bit the implication you is that the libertarian bloody is anti-christian Part II it’s inconsistent Christian well it’s not …

POLITICAL THEORY – Karl Marx

POLITICAL THEORY – Karl Marx

Most people agree that we need to improve our economic system somehow. Yet we’re also often keen to dismiss the ideas of capitalism’s most famous and ambitious critic, Karl Marx. This isn’t very surprising. In practice, his political and economic ideas have been used to design disastrously planned economies and nasty dictatorships. Nevertheless, we shouldn’t …

Wealth Is Immoral │ Means TV

Wealth Is Immoral │ Means TV

When people talk about extreme wealth, they generally don’t grasp the negative side effects that hoarded wealth has on the rest of society. 40,000,000 people in America today are food insecure, while the ultra-rich control more wealth than the GDP of many countries. For example, Jeff Bezos’s personal fortune of $160,000,000,000 is equal to the …