Category Archives: Trade

It’s Liberty vs. Power

“The main issue in the world today is globalism versus national sovereignty, and it is playing out in the politics of countries on every continent. In the United States, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s critique of globalism – encapsulated in … Continue reading






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Peter Thiel gets a lesson in economics 

“Mr. Thiel: Attempting to justify Trump’s and his followers’ hostility to free trade you write that “[t]he sheer size of the US trade deficit shows that something has gone badly wrong.  The most developed country in the world should be exporting capital to less developed countries; … Continue reading






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Robert Wenzel scorches Peter Thiel 

The self styled libertarian is anything but.






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The Case for Unilateral Free Trade

“In the 2016 presidential election, Americans have been given a choice between two types of controlled and managed trade. On the one hand, there is Donald Trump who favors outright protectionism and controlled trade for the benefit of select industries … Continue reading






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Calling Donald…free trade increases prosperity

“In a targeted attack against trade with China, Donald Trump has claimed that America has lost high paying manufacturing jobs to China because China promotes its exports through subsidies, tax advantages, and currency…” Source: Free Trade Brings Abundance — Protectionism Brings … Continue reading






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Consummate insider economist tells the truth about crony trade agreements

Robert Wenzel presents the “confession” of Noble Laureate Joseph Stiglitz. 






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Free trade vs. crony trade deals

“Our own Senior Fellow Dr. Mark Thornton recently appeared on Press TV to make the libertarian case for real free trade, as opposed to unholy negotiated trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.” Source: Mark Thornton: Against Crony Trade Deals






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The problem with trade deals

  “You have probably heard of the controversial TPP, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the deal that Hillary Clinton can’t make up her mind on.” Source: Free Trade Wins: The TTIP Is in Trouble | Mises Wire






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Free Trade is good.  Protectionism is anti-consumer.

Source: Trump is Wrong on Trade






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What Donald Trump should have said last night

Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican convention last night could have been a lot shorter and focused on espousing the virtues of limited government and free enterprise. First, Donald should have used several props, such as the first 1040 … Continue reading






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Bill Clinton’s speaking fee money machine 

“By all accounts, it was the most popular gala the Lady Taverners had ever held. Over 1,000 people…” Source: Mystery Surrounds Sources of Many Bill Clinton Speaking Fees






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Thumbs down for “maverick” Trump

How Trump blew his credibility by picking Pence. Source: Dead Man Walking






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Murray Rothbard had Newt’s number in 1994

Source: Target Liberty: Murray Rothbard on Newt Gingrich






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Murray Rothbard nailed the EU…in 1989!

The late economist, historian and libertarian philosopher foresaw the dangers of the EU nearly three decades ago.   Source: EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Murray Rothbard vs. EU 1989!






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American independence: a crony capitalist event?

Historian Gary North digs deeper into the Boston Tea Party. “It was part of the most famous marketing campaign in American history” Source: The Declaration of Independence: America’s Most Famous Direct-Response Ad






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