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In October, Money Supply Growth Remains Near All-Time Highs

Blog2 hours ago

During October 2020, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 37.08 percent. That's down slightly from September's rate of 37.54 percent, and up from October 2019's rate of 4.8 percent.

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When Governments Confiscate Wealth to Fund Wasteful Projects

Blog4 hours ago

When governments subsidize wasteful projects, citizens pay twice—once as taxpayers who indirectly pay the subsidy, and then again as consumers in higher prices for the goods they buy and in reduced consumption.

How Socialist Dogma Replaces Real Science with "Settled Science"

Blog8 hours ago

Socialist regimes under the Soviets and the National Socialists silenced scientific theories that appeared to contradict the regime's ideological dogmas. The modern politicization of science is going down that road.

Why Central Bank Digital Currencies Are a Bad Idea

Blog11/30/2020

The reasons why digital currencies are a bad idea are the same reasons why central banks are sure to implement them.

Why Marx Never Figured Out How to Distribute Goods in a Socialist Society

Blog11/28/2020

Contra Marx, Mises understood that human desires and needs are not determined merely by biology. 

The Right to Own a Gun Isn't Just for Americans

Blog11/28/2020

Private firearms ownership decentralizes coercive power, transferring some of it from the state to the private individual. Naturally, political regimes oppose this. But even many non-Americans embrace private arms. 

Covid Is Just the Latest Excuse for Canada’s Politicians to Violate the Constitution

Blog11/28/2020

If the word “free” is to have any meaning, it should mean something more than whatever freedom remains after the government has finished restricting it.

Inequality and the Gold Standard

Blog11/27/2020

It's not a coincidence that the wealth of the top 1 percent began to really take off when the US ended the last remnants of the gold standard in 1973. 

Taxation and Forced Labor

Blog11/27/2020

Not only is taxation theft, but by taking away part of the money you earn, the government is forcing you to work for it.

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