Do you remember America? If you read about it in a history textbook, you probably learned about a land of oppression, racism, sexism, income inequality, police brutality, and imperial wars. (Aside from that, it was a great place.) That is how America is portrayed in most American high schools and colleges—and in America’s media, films,…Read More Goodbye, America
This economic system called capitalism is very simple really. First it requires private property. This skyscraper is private property and this hoody is private property too. You know before capitalism if you were a common person you didn’t own anything. The State or the King or the Duke or the Emir or the Emperor or…Read More 3. CAPITALISM
You love capitalism. Really – you do. And you can’t stand big government. Really – you can’t. Don’t believe me? Then I’ll just have to prove it to you. Do you use an iPhone? Android? Macbook? PC? Read on a Kindle? Watch TV and movies on Netflix? Videos on YouTube? Shop on Amazon? Listen to…Read More Why You Love Capitalism
They are turning social media against us. Using it to influence our elections. Spreading propaganda. Disguising it as news. Pretty scary stuff. I’m not talking about Russia. That’s amateur hour. The media organization I’m talking about operates right here, in the USA. Out in the open. Legally. It has a large staff of on-air personalities,…Read More AJ+ Is Al Jazeera
Crony capitalism. What is it? Why is it so bad? To answer these questions, let’s think about good, old-fashioned capitalism. It is premised on the free exchange of goods or services between independent agents. Let’s say I want to buy some cereal. Steve’s Grocery is selling my brand for $4. Ted’s Grocery has it for…Read More What is Crony Capitalism?
Americans didn’t invent free market capitalism. But you might say they perfected it. In doing so, they created more wealth for more people than any society in the history of the world. To begin to understand this fascinating and complex story, we have to travel back in time to the very first settlers of America.…Read More America’s Socialist Origins
The next time you hear someone complain about capitalism, consider this: The percentage of people living at starvation level poverty has fallen 80% since 1970. Before then, more than one in four people around the world were living on a dollar a day or less. Today, it’s about one in twenty. This is the greatest…Read More If You Hate Poverty, You Should Love Capitalism
Have you ever thought – what do I really want from my government? Do I want a good healthcare system? Do I want to feel safe in my home? Safe on the streets? A great education for our children? A roof over our heads? Economic opportunities? We can all agree that everybody wants all of…Read More How can we best fund our public services? Capitalism vs Socialism
What’s up guys this is Will Witt with Prager U today we are at Echo Park Lake We’re gonna be asking people some questions about socialism. Should we have more socialism in America? Yes, definitely. Should we have socialism in America? I think we already have an element of socialism already, but I believe in…Read More Do Americans Want Socialism? With Will Witt
I’m Ami Horowitz. Democrats and the Democratic Party have moved decisively to the left, “How far to the left?” you may ask. What’s wrong with socialism? Nothing! What’s wrong with socialism? Nothing. Nothing. What’s wrong with socialism!? I don’t have anything, I don’t have any problems with it. I don’t think anything’s wrong with socialism.…Read More What’s Wrong with Socialism?