Ben Shapiro: The Left’s Cynical ‘Speech is Violence’ Ploy

By |November 22, 2022|

This week, another evil mass shooter unleashed horror at a gay club in Colorado Springs, killing 5 and wounding another 25. The shooter -- whose name I refuse to mention in order to disincentivize future shooters, who seek notoriety -- was clearly mentally ill: Just [...]

ESG: The Banking Industry

By |November 22, 2022|

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores are an insidious mechanism by which a cabal of ideologically aligned influential interests working through unelected supranational organizations are attempting to “reset” the global financial system to their advantage. At its core, this emerging design circumvents national sovereignty, free [...]

Veronique de Rugy: Republicans Need an Economic Growth Agenda

By |November 17, 2022|

After disappointing midterm election results for Republicans, many understandably pin blame on corrosive figures like former president Donald Trump. His losing record is impressive considering his cultlike persona appeal with MAGA voters. If Republicans finally learn to shed Trump and his ilk it will be [...]

Star Parker: Student Loan Forgiveness Meets the Rule of Law

By |November 15, 2022|

President Joe Biden's $400 billion 2022 election bribe -- also known as student loan forgiveness -- has been now stopped in its tracks on two fronts. First, in Texas, federal district court Judge Mark Pittman, one of nearly 300 federal judges appointed by former President [...]

Larry Elder: Biden’s Versus Trump’s ‘Lies’ — What a Difference an Administration Makes

By |November 10, 2022|

During Donald Trump's presidency, The Washington Post kept a running tally of his alleged lies and/or misleading statements. But, when Joe Biden became president, the Post fact-checker, Glenn Kessler, announced an end to the database operation, saying: "Maintaining the Trump database over four years required [...]

Environmental, Social, and Governance Scores: A Basic Primer

By |November 8, 2022|

ESG: Key Terms and Issues “The world must act jointly and swiftly to revamp all aspects of our societies and economies, from education to social contracts and working conditions. Every country, from the United States to China, must participate, and every industry, from oil and [...]

Socialism 101

WATCH: Socialism vs. Capitalism: A Debate

By |July 6, 2021|

Troy University’s Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy explores the rebirth of socialism in the United States with “Socialism vs. Capitalism: A Debate” Featuring George Mason University professor Bryan Caplan, author of “The Myth of the Rational Voter,” and Penn State University professor John [...]

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Why Marx’s Socialism Is Evil

By |October 23, 2020|

Winston Churchill, one of the twentieth century’s most important and influential leaders, once said in a speech before the United Kingdom’s House of Commons, “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of [...]

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What Is Socialism?

By |September 30, 2020|

Perhaps the best argument socialists make about their political beliefs is that few people in the modern Western world understand what socialism is. Although the word is often thrown around in various political debates, both positively and negatively, many people in Europe and the United [...]

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What Is Democratic Socialism?

By |February 13, 2020|

Have you ever wondered what democratic socialism actually means? Well, if you listen to the talking heads in the mainstream media or a typical university professor, democratic socialism is commonly described as a utopian ideal world that currently exists in its ultimate form in places [...]

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Watch: Glenn Beck Delivers Amazing Speech on Socialism and American Greatness

By |January 18, 2020|

As politicians such as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) spout socialistic rhetoric and promote disastrous policies, Glenn Beck provides a powerful message about America's past, present, and future. The following presentation was delivered at The Heartland Institute's 35th Anniversary Benefit Dinner [...]

WATCH: Socialism Is About Control, Not Charity

By |July 24, 2019|

In this episode of Crossroads, Donald Kendal, host of Heartland Institute's "In the Tank" podcast, explains that even outside its economic failures, socialism is the top-down governance of a society that tramples minority rights, diversity in thought, and diversity in values.

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John Stossel: The Socialist Fantasy

By |April 15, 2019|

Venezuela is a disaster. Yet 20 years ago, it was the wealthiest country in Latin America. It still has the world's biggest oil reserves. It should be a happy and prosperous nation. But then Venezuela went socialist. Democratic socialist to be exact. They voted for [...]

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WATCH: Socialism Isn’t Just Destructive, It’s Evil

By |March 28, 2019|

Conservative commentator and think tank research fellow Justin Haskins explains some of the most significant moral problems with socialism. Haskins is the founder of StoppingSocialism.com and the author of Socialism Is Evil: The Moral Case Against Marx's Radical Dream. To read more about why socialism [...]

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Why Socialism Will Never Work

By |February 16, 2019|

In my article titled “What Is Socialism?” I explained what socialism entails—both the communist version advanced by Karl Marx and the modern European-style socialism of Sweden and other Western European countries. In this article, I’ll examine whether Marx’s popular view of socialism is practical—or even [...]

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WATCH: The Ugly Truth About Socialism

By |August 9, 2018|

Conservative commentator and think tank research fellow Justin Haskins explains what Karl Marx's socialism is and briefly outlines some of socialism's biggest flaws. Haskins is the founder of StoppingSocialism.com and the author of Socialism Is Evil: The Moral Case Against Marx's Radical Dream. To learn [...]

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What Is Socialism? (Part Two)

By |August 7, 2018|

The following is the second part of Stopping Socialism's "What Is Socialism?" article. The first part of the article is available by clicking here. World Government One of the most important and often overlooked aspects of socialism is that according to many of its proponents, [...]

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Why Marx’s Socialism Is Evil (Part Two)

By |August 3, 2018|

The following is the second part of Stopping Socialism's "Why Marx's Socialism Is Evil" article. The first part of the article is available by clicking here. Gambling According to a 2013 study of moral attitudes by the Pew Research Center, 24 percent of Americans say [...]

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Why ‘Democratic,’ European-Style Socialism Is Also Extremely Immoral

By |August 2, 2018|

Throughout many of the articles on this website, I have referred to mixed economic systems in which several large industries are socialized as “European-style socialism,” which is also commonly called “democratic socialism.” “European-style socialism” is a term regularly used in America to describe such schemes, [...]

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Socialists’ Objections Answered

By |August 1, 2018|

In previous articles, I went to great lengths to show why socialism is highly immoral, but it’s important to remember that the people who advocate for these policies are often well-intentioned individuals who believe socialism is the best and perhaps only way to fix many [...]