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Our Current Illusion of Prosperity

The Fed and Washington politicians tell us how well the economy is doing, but the problems of the last financial crisis...

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How the West Invented Individualism

Throughout most of history, “citizens belonged to the city, body and soul,” writes Larry Siedentop in his...

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Paul-Martin Foss: From Ron Paul's Office to the Carl Menger Center

Jeff Deist and Paul-Martin Foss discuss we should end the Fed.

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Why We Need Deflation and Higher Interest Rates

Once a recession sets in, markets can only repair themselves if prices — including wages — are allowed to...

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Why Is the Fed Punishing My Parents?

Thanks to the central bank, those who worked hard and "played by the rules" all their lives now face an uncertain...

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Brazil: Victim of Vulgar Keynesianism

Brazil's government has long been devoted to the idea that more government spending will create more economic...