Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Humpday Humor: Government Regulation

How did we get safe meat before USDA inspections?

Harry Browne explains the silliness of government regulation...

*clip from C-SPAN's Washington Journal

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Humpday Humor: Ironic Party Politics

Will neoconservatives jump ship from the Republican party in 2016?  Max Blumenthal makes an interesting prediction...

Talk Co-sponsored by New Yorkers Against the Cornell-Technion Partnership (NYACT), Brooklyn for Peace, and the Peace and Social Action Committee of Brooklyn Monthly Meeting (Quakers)

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Labor Policies During The Great Depression

What was the U.S. government doing about labor policies during The Great Depression?  Very early in the recession the U.S. passed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff of 1930.

In this video clip Thomas Sowell highlights its effects...

*clip from the Hoover Institution

Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Alternative Career Path

A pick-me-up for people interested in alternative career paths.  Joe Rogan reminds us that there are options outside of the established/mainstream job options.

It could even be argued that alternative careers pursued by thinkers and technological innovators are more important than the pre-conceived options you were presented with in school.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

"By Any Means Necessary" -Malcolm X

Today would be the 90th birthday of the great American progressive Malcolm X.

A few weeks before his death Malcolm appeared on Canadian television to discuss his proposed solution for human beings who are offered no protection by their government.


*Clip from the CBC (1965)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Would America Be Better if Drugs Were Legalized?

Is there any possible way that we could reduce crime?

Harry Browne explains the advantages of a legalized drug market...

*clip from C-SPAN's Washington Journal