Tag Archives: Adam Smith

Column on From Russia With Trepidations

From Russia with Trepidations Tibor R. Machan The invitation was just too nice to turn down despite my increasing reluctance to do very long trips. (I did some such a while back, like twice to New Zealand and twice to … Continue reading

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Column on OWS & Zero Sum Economics

Markets aren’t Zero Sum Games Tibor R. Machan The more I read about “Occupy Wall Street,” including the pundits who apologize for it, the more I find that people still believe that market exchanges are zero-sum games wherein for someone … Continue reading

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Column on Morality, the Professions and Politicians

Morality, the Professions and Politicians Tibor R. Machan While I see strong merits to an ultraminimal government idea, whereby the state has no other function than to protect the rights of the citizens from criminals and foreign aggressors, I do … Continue reading

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Column on The Hubris of George Soros

The Hubris of George Soros Tibor R. Machan Quite a few well known rich people aren’t satisfied with being rich and being able to do all the things they believe are important. They want to advertise this and to take … Continue reading

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Column on Rand & Libertarians Misunderstood

Ayn Rand & Libertarians Grossly Misunderstood Tibor R. Machan In my local paper a letter writer, apparently eager to besmirch Ayn Rand–which many have tried in vain–had this to say: “Rand’s libertarianism has an underlying philosophy that says that if … Continue reading

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