James Peron


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Policies that destroy wealth creation today mean a poorer world tomorrow, and poverty -- not wealth -- exacerbates disaster.

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When Safety Nets Fail

Socialism Was Doomed to Failure from the Start

OCTOBER 01, 2005 by JAMES PERON

An elderly woman sat on the stone steps of the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral clutching a small handful of wildflowers picked from a field somewhere. She offered them up to any passerby, hoping to earn just a few cents for them. The air in Sofia was frigid, but at least the rain had finally stopped. I wondered if she had sat there in the rain the day before. I suspected she was there every day.

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Antiglobalists Are Scarce in Poor Countries

Affluent Protesters Miss the Mark

JUNE 01, 2004 by JAMES PERON

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The Irrational Precautionary Principle

Should New Substances Be Banned Until Proven Harmless?

APRIL 01, 2004 by JAMES PERON

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The Real Population Problem

Changing Population Structures Can't Support Welfare States

SEPTEMBER 01, 2003 by JAMES PERON
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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this shift has benefited out social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it has also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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