Category: News

23May
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Top 7 Historical Mistakes of the Modern Age

Not buying Google for $1 Million

In 1999, Google founders Larry Page  and Sergey Brin approached George Bell, Excite CEO, to sell their search engine for one million dollars. Today, Google is worth more than $659 billion.

26Apr
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Top 7 Leftie Films

Capitalism: A Love Story (2009) This film attempts to blame’s America’s social problems on capitalism. Moore focuses on families who are having their homes repossessed following the mortgage crises...

03Mar
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Top 7 Memes

                   

07Feb
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Seven Conspiracy Theories

9/11 Was an inside job Like most crackpot conspiracy theories, there is no unified theory among so-called ‘9/11 truthers’ as to why exactly the US government decided to orchestrate a fake terrorist...

13Dec
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Globalisation: Still the Best Chance for the World’s Poor

The Guardian recently published an editorial reiterating many of the concerns of both the populist right and regressive left: that ever-greater global integration and competition has been to the benefit...

28Nov
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Castro’s Cuba

After more than fifty years of torture, murder, and imprisonment, Fidel Castro has died and most of the world has breathed a collective sigh of relief. In Miami, the large community of exiled Cubans took...

12Nov
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Is Scandinavia Really a Socialist Paradise?

It is taken for granted in countless ill-informed Facebook memes that the Nordic countries are the happiest, healthiest and most prosperous on earth, and that this is thanks to their huge welfare states,...

28Oct
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Blue Poles Writing Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the IPA’s Blue Poles Writing Competition, which asked entrants to explain, in 350 words or less, why the government should NOT sell Jackson Pollock’s $350...

24Oct
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The New Iconoclasm

  Two anniversaries that fall in October, both important for lovers of western civilisation, highlight the new iconoclasm at the heart of modern western progressives.

11Oct
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In Defence of Profits Part II

In the Part I of this article, we examined the most important reason why profits are not derived from exploiting workers. Essentially, they are an implicit form of interest that workers are willing to pay...