All posts tagged: poverty

Prosperity & Poverty in 12 sentences

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Economics / Political Commentary / Political Philosophy / Society & Culture

Six principles essential to a free, prosperous and humane society: 1. Political power is the most dangerous kind, and must be kept in check. 2. Put resources where resources are generated—if the goose that lays the golden egg is well-fed we’ll all be better off. 3. Human beings have a right to the expression of their ideas, and ownership over their lives and the fruits of their labor. 4. Nothing is free—every choice has a cost, […]

Classism: The burning of a hillside city

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Political Commentary / Society & Culture

Stocks are down, home values are down, jobs are down. People in every corner of America are struggling to get health care and a decent meal, and the poor and destitute around the world are suffering. All the while, the rich CEOs, doctors, insurance companies, your boss, and the guy down the street who recently renovated his home are all stuffing their pockets. America is a nation ruled by greed, apathetic toward any person or […]