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CCP Backed Battery Plant in Michigan Is a Dire Threat

By |May 4, 2023|

Most Americans are familiar with the tale of the Trojan horse, in which Greek warriors hid inside a hollow horse statue left at the gates of Troy in an attempt to fool their enemy and win the decade-long Trojan War. Eventually, the Trojans opened the [...]

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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Scores: A Threat to Individual Liberty, Free Markets, and the U.S. Economy

By |May 3, 2023|

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scoring systems have rapidly become one of the more polarizing issues in the United States. Over the past half-decade, the economies of most sovereign states—especially those in the Anglosphere—have been rapidly transformed, with wealth, power, and influence becoming increasingly concentrated [...]

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McPherrin: No, ESG Does Not Offer Investors More Choices, nor Is ESG Part of the Free Market

By |March 27, 2023|

On Feb. 28, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) wrote an impassioned appeal in The Wall Street Journal for Republicans to support environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores because ESG ostensibly represents the free market at work, by offering investors more “choices.” Schumer appears to be deeply confused about [...]

Stephen Moore: Honey, Joe Biden Just Shrunk Our Pension

By |March 27, 2023|

President Joe Biden recently issued his first veto since taking office on Jan. 20, 2021. Biden rejected a bipartisan bill that would have required investment fund managers to take politics out of their investment decisions and to stay focused on providing the best return to [...]

Zeno’s Government: The Government of Diminishing Returns

By |March 22, 2023|

In 1967, then-Governor Ronald Reagan signed the legislation that created the California Air Resources Board (CARB.) One of CARB’s primary tasks, as the name implies, was to assist in reducing the terrible smog that plagued Los Angeles and, buoyed by the singing of the Clean [...]

Freedom Absolutism and Weaponizing Government

By |March 7, 2023|

National conservatives believe that the progressive left is attacking America’s traditions and institutions.  Defending American freedom requires, controversially, weaponizing the federal government to do to liberals and liberal organizations what is being done to conservatives.  For instance, Rachel Bovard argues, “Wokeism is not a fever [...]

Betsy McCaughey: Biden’s ‘America Last’ Health Treaty

By |March 2, 2023|

President Joe Biden's diplomats are negotiating a treaty with the World Health Organization to promote so-called global health equity. The premise is that in a pandemic or other worldwide disease emergency, Americans should not get better or faster health care than inhabitants of third-world countries. [...]

Trust Fund Babies of the World: Unite!

By |March 2, 2023|

Not too many years ago, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) was a political afterthought, a movement that was born of the near-constant internal doctrinal struggle that hard-left ideologies encourage and endure. Now, the DSA has about 100,000 members across the country and more than [...]

The Classics, Edited for the Sensitive Reader

By |February 27, 2023|

With the revelation that Roald Dahl’s classic children’s works like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have undergone posthumous sensitivity butchering, one can only wonder exactly how the scriptorial sodomites will handle other prominent works of art from history. First, as to Dahl, it is true [...]

The Censored Generation

By |February 23, 2023|

Incredulity.  Astonishment.  Disgust.  Anger. It is these feelings – amongst others – that describe the general reaction to the revelations of the Twitter Files and other egregious episodes of Big Tech censorship of the electronic public square. The implicit deal with companies like Twitter, Facebook, [...]

Ben Shapiro: Joe Biden Turns the American Government Into Wokeness, Inc.

By |February 22, 2023|

Last week, as Presidents Day weekend loomed, the Biden administration dropped a little-noticed executive order. That executive order happened to be one of the broadest, most transformative executive orders in modern American history; it turned the federal government into one giant machine designed for the [...]

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The Twitter Files Parts 1-15: A Comprehensive Summary, Analysis, and Discussion of Ramifications for American Institutions (updated 1.19.23)

By |January 19, 2023|

Discussion and summarization includes all files released to date, Parts 1-12 (as of 1/10/23). All original information was taken from journalists' Twitter feeds, as provided by hyperlinks in the main body of text. Introduction Elon Musk, after taking control of Twitter and firing most of [...]

Socialist Watch 2022: An Analysis of Socialist Candidates in the 2022 Midterm Election

By |November 28, 2022|

The list included in this Policy Brief shows the election victories and losses for a selection of socialist and far-left progressive candidates running for office during the 2022 midterm election. The list was created by a team of researchers from the Socialism Research Center at [...]

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 [...]