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New York Times 1987: Eastern Europe, the New Third World

Some folks think that I have only recently become cynical.  Actually, my skepticism has a long pedigree… xxx New York Times, December 20, 1987 BUSINESS FORUM: ECONOMIC COLLAPSE; Eastern Europe, the New Third World By JAMES BOVARD     IN the wake of the summit talks between President Reagan and the Soviet leader Mikhail S. […]

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Berlin (West), die Mauer in Berlin-Kreuzberg

How the Berlin Wall Spurred My Biggest Blunder

Here are two more jpegs for that article created by Natalie Fawn Danelishen, the media graphics artist for the Mises Institute. Natalie does great work; if you need an artist, contact her. Mises Institute Blog, Feburary 15, 2018 How the Berlin Wall Spurred My Biggest Blunder by James Bovard As of last week, the Berlin […]

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Communist Burlesque: The Comecon Trade Trainwreck

Mises Institute, November 6, 2017 International Trade Under the Soviets: A Comedy of Errors by James Bovard One of Ludwig von Mises’ great contributions to modern thought was his proof of the inability of economic calculation under socialism. This core truth should be recalled as many leftists seek to restore communism’s cachet. Perhaps nothing more […]

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