About Us

Societism Institute is a 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to promote the well being of the group without neglecting the significance of the individual. Societism is not Individualism nor Socialism but more closely compared to conservative principles of limited government but with a social conscience.

The Institute accomplishes this mission by providing workshops to help citizens address their concerns, choose their battles wisely, find solutions and reclaim their voice. It also promotes this effort as a think tank by advancing these same common sense solutions.

Our country is in the midst of a very serious and dangerous crossroad – one that usually ends in the demise of a democracy. Individual freedoms are not free - and the responsibility to limit government and other self-interest groups from excess liberties has long been neglected.

By engaging citizens to stand up for what is right restores balance to “we the people”. The result being a prolonged harmonic society with maximum opportunity, liberty and happiness for it’s citizens.

Whether you are concerned about the impact of a growing government, needless hurdles affecting your life or other issues that need correction, please read some of our topics and share your thoughts in our forums.

Become a member today and support our cause. Together we will make the positive changes our society so desperately needs.
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Economic principles

The Economic principles of Societism during the late 1800's were based on the Manchester School, or the laissez-faire doctrine. These were political, economic and social movements that originated from the Corn Laws and the Anti-Corn Law League in Manchester, England. The League campaigned against the Corn Laws to reduce food prices and increase the competitiveness of manufactured goods abroad. Afterward, the league challenged protectionist practices throughout the United Kingdom with the objective of establishing a fully free-trade economy.

Today, the economic principles of Societism follow the Austrian School of economic thought advocating laissez faire economic principles of limited government and Austrian Business Cycle Theory.  Societists view entrepreneurship as the driving force in economic development, see private property as essential to the efficient use of resources, and see government interference in market processes as counterproductive.  Like the Austrian School Societism discourages monopolies and other individuals and groups that because of their greed cause unnecessary costs to the greater society. 

While every group has certain economic interests identical with those of all groups, every group also has interests antagonistic to all other groups.  While certain public policies benefit everybody, other policies would benefit one group only at the expense of all other groups. The group that would benefit by such policies, having such a direct interest in them, will argue for them plausibly and persistently. It will hire the best buyable minds to devote their whole time to presenting its case.  And it will finally either convince the general public that its case is sound, or so befuddle it that clear thinking in the subject becomes next to impossible. 

We must reclaim common sense economic solutions so profoundly missing yet so vitally needed today.

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Societism Institute
13122 Borgman Ave.  Suite 200
Huntington Woods, MI 48070

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