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Made to be Broken?

Which makes the world go round, entrepreneurs or institutions? Depending on whom you read, the emphasis differs. Some scholars (Ludwig von Mises, Joseph Schumpeter, Israel Kirzner) highlight the entrepreneur’s role as an innovator, a change agent, a market driver, a forecaster of the future, a disruptor of the status quo, or an equilibrator. Other scholars…

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Loonshots And Collapse

Loonshots And Collapse Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The momentum of franchise success and centralization of power are fatal… Loonshots are like moonshots, only crazier and trickier to commercialize. Author Safi Bahcall titled his book on how to nurture change-the-world innovations Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries.…

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IRGC Launches Attacks Targeting Kurds Amidst Iran Protests

Following a week of country-wide demonstrations in Iran, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched an artillery strike targeting a Kurdish group’s base in northern Iraq. Iranian state-media outlets reported that the “headquarters of anti-Iranian terrorists” based in neighboring Iraq was targeted by the IRGC. The regime has pointed the finger toward Western countries and…

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Meloni and Italy’s Conservatives Will Strengthen Transatlantic Relations

Grumpy leftists in the European Union and the American press promptly deplored Giorgia Meloni’s landslide victory in the latest Italian elections. But here’s betting the new center-right coalition government will be good news for Transatlantic relations.  That’s correct. We said “center-right.” Leftwing hysteria aside, Meloni is no threat to democracy. Indeed, she could form one…