Tagged: oligarchy

A Puzzling Conundrum We Invite You to Solve

When a metropolis wishes to attract a professional sports team to their precincts, the City (obstensibly with the blessing of a majority of voters) offers the team owner attractive financial incentives. These enticements often include newly built stadiums (with copious luxury boxes available for rental) and substantial tax breaks. Does this situation best exemplify…?  1)...

Congratulations, America

For all of our Republic’s obvious imperfections (such as a dysfunctional healthcare system, environmental catastrophes looming at every river and lake, an obscene infatuation with violence, to name a few) the United States of America is still the place that everyone from everywhere else is trying to get to. If you talk with recent immigrants,...

Thinking Like an Anarchist

Unrepentant Lefties claim that the law — and the church, and everything else society uses to maintain order — is really just a mechanism to keep those in power empowered and those with money wealthy.  Free Marketers say that fair laws properly enforced allow anyone, no matter his disadvantages, to succeed. Nihilists, as we know...