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Why outer space is really the final frontier for Capitalism

The private sector is far more timid than it appears, so if we want to mine the untold riches of the moon, international socialism must step in Such is the state of advanced capitalism: we can’t pay our bills, but China’s on the moon. In fairness, the Chinese government is…

Creator of ‘The Wire’ says ‘There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show.’

America is a country that is now utterly divided when it comes to its society, its economy, its politics. There are definitely two Americas. I live in one, on one block in Baltimore that is part of the viable America, the America that is connected to its own economy, where…

Davos elite confronts crisis of Western capitalism

Leaders of the global business elite were confronted on Wednesday with the fear that the Western model of capitalism has failed and is about to be shoved aside by emerging powers. Over four decades, the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has become an emblem of the triumphant market…

Chavez says capitalism may have ended life on Mars

(Reuters) – Capitalism may be to blame for the lack of life on the planet Mars, Venezuela’s socialist President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday. “I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe capitalism arrived there, imperialism arrived and…

Americans prefer ‘progressive,’ ‘state’s rights’ to ‘capitalism,’ poll finds

Americans have a more positive response to the word “progressive” than they do “capitalism,” according to a new Pew research poll. The poll, conducted Apr. 21-26 attempted to gauge Americans’ honest responses to various concepts. Strikingly — perhaps due to the recent financial crisis, repeated bank bailouts and ire at…

I’ll Miss You, Capitalism

Bailout = FAIL. The secret giggling Marxist inside of me wants the bailout to pass so that we can put a dollar figure on the failures and excesses of capitalism. The secret giggling Marxist inside of me also wants it to fail so that the same people who spent decades…

The Joys Of Extra Rentals

Jonah Goldberg takes it into his hands to defend capitalism from its detractors using an argument never made before with such detail or care. Now, a warning: given that this is Jonah Goldberg discussing a large-scale social, political and economic concept, he could very well be talking about photosynthesis. Or…

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