Reset This!

The New York Times would like you to think that the Great Reset is a conspiracy theory cooked up by disgruntled right-wing deniers of whatever the masses are being programmed to believe in this news cycle. This is the same paper that, in the 1930s, solemnly dismissed “rumors” of the (very real) Soviet-orchestrated famine responsibleContinue reading “Reset This!”

Counseling Capitalism

“That invidious word, ‘capitalism,’” Irving Kristol reminds us, “was invented by European socialists about a half-century” after the publication of Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations. Although the term is now lovingly embraced by proponents of free enterprise, it has never ceased to carry negative connotations, even to souls disinclined towards socialism. Kristol recognizes that, inContinue reading “Counseling Capitalism”

Big Business’s Daily Exercise in Tyranny

In his Notes on the State of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson expounds the evils of slavery. In addition to the grave injustices slavery inflicts on its victims, he notes the corrupting influence this institution has on the so-called masters: The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, theContinue reading “Big Business’s Daily Exercise in Tyranny”