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Cheating Commies and Guardian Syndrome

Why were the East Germans more likely to cheat?

JULY 24, 2014

A recent study concludes that former East German communists are more likely to cheat in simulation games. The question is why. Jane Jacobs' work may offer some clues.

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Silver Spoons and the Idle Rich

Who has the wealth of the wealthy rentiers?

JULY 24, 2014

In a free economy, wealth does not sit under the mattresses of the rich. Instead it gets used by productive people making our lives better.


Dissent Under Socialism

Intolerance for free expression grows with the scope of central planning

JULY 24, 2014

Central planning always conflicts with expressions of dissent, whatever a ruling party might call itself.

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