Posts Tagged ‘free enterprise’

How the Grinch Stole the Free Market


Wednesday December 14th, 2011   •   Posted by Emily Skarbek at 1:16pm PST   •   1 Comment

Sarah Skwire has penned a lovely rendition of a Christmas favorite. Below is her poem – full of truth, wit, and seasonal charm. Be sure spread some cheer this season and share this poem with all your free-market friends! How the Grinch Stole the Free Market All the folks Down in Galtís Gulch Liked…
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Obama’s Transportation Infrastructure Plan Wastes $50 Billion


Thursday October 14th, 2010   •   Posted by Joshua Kaplan at 12:26am PDT   •   2 Comments

In this new article on United States transportation infrastructure and spending, Gabriel Roth explains the† wasteful spending endemic to the central planning approach taken to transportation.† Rather than a leaky bucket, Roth proposes using market forces based on local transportation needs: “President Obamaís recent announcement of a $50 billion ‘up-front investment’ for ‘renewing and…
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The Great Divergence: Private Investment and Government Power


Monday September 20th, 2010   •   Posted by Robert Higgs at 6:49am PDT   •   0 Comments

Private saving and investment are the heart and soul of the dynamic market process. Together they provide and allocate the resources used to augment the economyís productive capacity, generate sustained long-run economic growth, and thereby make possible a rising level of living. Economic crises interrupt this process by discouraging investors and causing them to…
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Can Capitalism Be Restored?


Sunday September 5th, 2010   •   Posted by Robert Higgs at 11:38pm PDT   •   0 Comments

I pose this question seriously, not as a physiologist, but as an economic historian. I am provoked to raise the question by an advertisement that Amazon sent me recently, calling my attention a book titled Can Capitalism Survive? Creative Destruction and the Future of the Global Economy. Seeing this sales pitch, my immediate reaction…
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