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What If There Were No Prices?

What If There Were No Prices?

To appreciate why market prices are essential to human well-being, consider what a fix we would be in without them. Suppose you were the commissar of railroads in the old Soviet Union. Markets and prices have been banished. You and your comrades. Passionate communists all. Now, directly plan how to use available resources. You want a railroad from city A to city B, but between the cities is a mountain range. Suppose somehow you know that the railroad once built….

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TTT-Commentary – The Bankruptcy of Socialism

TTT-Commentary – The Bankruptcy of Socialism

SOCIALISM IS A RECURRING NIGHTMARE FOR HUMANITY. ALONG WITH ITS MORE VIOLENT MANIFESTATION, COMMUNISM, IT HAS BROUGHT UNTOLD MISERY TO UNCOUNTED MILLIONS. HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF OR SEEN THIS VOLUME? IT’S A CLASSIC AND IT’S CALLED THE BLACK BOOK OF COMMUNISM. THIS IS A HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS BOOK, WHICH WAS PUBLISHED IN 1999. IT DOCUMENTS WHAT THE COMMUNISTS ACTUALLY DID TO THEIR OWN PEOPLE IN NATION AFTER NATION AFTER NATION. PERHAPS THE SUBTITLE SAYS IT BEST, “CRIMES, TERROR, REPRESSION.”…

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Why Are People Talking About Socialism? – with Paul Jay

Why Are People Talking About Socialism? – with Paul Jay

It’s The Real News. I’m Dharna Noor. And I’m back in the studio with our editor-in-chief, Paul Jay. For the past few days we’ve been taking a look at viewer questions and comments from The Real News Network. And we’re here to discuss some of those. How’s it going, Paul? Good. So we recently were looking at a segment that you did with Francesca Fiorentini on November 2, which was called Trump Defines Socialism as a Key Issue in the…

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Trump embodies Reagan’s American optimism in talks with North Korea

Trump embodies Reagan’s American optimism in talks with North Korea

Trump: The president has literally brought us from the brink of war, when it comes to North Korea, to renewed peace talks, yet the Left, Dinesh, wants to claim that he is “legitimizing” Kim Jong Un. What is your reaction to all of this? D’Souza: My mind flashes back to Reagan’s meetings with Gorbachev. Remember, Gorbachev was completely a product of the Soviet system. He came up “through the Gulag,” you might say. There was no automatic reason to believe…

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CAPITALISM, SOCIALISM & COMMUNISM EXPLAINED SIMPLY

CAPITALISM, SOCIALISM & COMMUNISM EXPLAINED SIMPLY

Capitalism, socialism and communism are all political and economic models. In capitalist societies, products and services are provided by the individual. These individuals employ workers and are allowed to keep the profit from the excess production the workers create. This system incentivises individuals to come up with ways of generating wealth for themselves. Competition between rival businesses occurs naturally, this leads to more productivity which in turn generates wealth and advancement for the rest of society. Karl Marx – a…

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Socialism and communism on display Fox News host rips Alexandria Ocasio Cortezs decision to pay sta

Socialism and communism on display Fox News host rips Alexandria Ocasio Cortezs decision to pay sta

Socialism and communism on display Fox News host rips Alexandria Ocasio Cortezs decision to pay sta A Fox and Friends host described Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortezs newly unveiled plan to pay her staff a living wage as actually socialism and communism on display. Weekend co host Pete Hegseth made his comments on Sundays show. Its likely one of the highest entry level salaries on the Hill, Ocasio Cortez tweeted Friday. We pinch pennies elsewhere, but its worth every dime to…

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As a Communist I agree with Julie Borowski. Socialism is not cool.

As a Communist I agree with Julie Borowski. Socialism is not cool.

Hello there. Julie Borowsky has a video on her YouTube Channel called “socialism isn’t cool”. I put a link to it below. She calls herself a libertarian. I call her a utopian capitalist. Libertarians are utopian because they believe in a free market limited government form of capitalism that has never existed and never will exist. Anyway is her negative view of socialism justified. The answer depends on what you mean by socialism. The world is used to refer to…

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Why Socialism? | Socialism Explained in 20 Minutes

Why Socialism? | Socialism Explained in 20 Minutes

It is now 100 years since the October Revolution and although the Soviet Union has since ceased to exist questions of capitalism and socialism remain as relevant today as they were all those years ago. The last financial crisis was the worst since the Great Depression. Poverty, hunger, homelessness and unemployment are still huge problems which capitalism is seemingly incapable of solving. Wealth inequality has been increasing at an enormous rate while food scarcity remains present even in the world’s…

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Fascists and Commies and Liberals, oh my! Let’s explore the Political Compass!

Fascists and Commies and Liberals, oh my! Let’s explore the Political Compass!

[Classical Music] [English accent:] Greetings and salutations, political adventurers and welcome back to Non-Compete, the YouTube channel where we explore leftist ideology and thought. Today I’m wearing this ridiculous get-up because I needed a good clickbaity thumbnail for this video. [Camera click] [Usual American accent:] And, uh, also we’re going to be ‘navigating’ the Political Compass which is used to examine the wide range of political thought that goes beyond the mainstream “Overton window” (and if you don’t know what…

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