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Who Will Build the Roads? Anyone Who Stands to Benefit from Them.

Blog4 hours ago

The appropriate question is not “Who will build the roads?” but rather “Who will pay for them without taxation?” History suggests the answer is "lots of people" and the "public goods" theory is wrong.

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The Weak Jobs Report Shows the Failure of Keynesian Policies

Blog10/16/2021

We can see that these massive trillion-dollar stimulus programs generate a virtually nonexistent long-term positive impact, just a short-term bounce that lasts less than a quarter.

Legalized Plunder Has Been Supercharged in America

Blog10/16/2021

Bastiat pointed out that no citizen could do what the government does without being charged with a crime. 

The End of the Abe Administration—The End of Abenomics? Books on Past and Present in the Japanese Political Economy

10/15/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

From the "lost decade" to today's conflicts with China, Japan's experience can help us understand much about geopolitics and political economy. 

Why Did Google Ads Ban LewRockwell.com?

Blog10/15/2021

Google says it can only tolerate "accurate" information and has banned LewRockwell.com from its advertising program. This position only makes sense if one makes some faulty assumptions about how information is spread. 

How the Fed's Easy Money Spurred Today's Financial Frenzies

Blog10/15/2021

It was government policies that kick-started the engine of financial innovation, wrongly blamed by many in the press and left-leaning academia for this increased economic instability.

Review: Austrian Economics in Contemporary Business Applications

10/14/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

The author illustrate how Austrian ideas—value subjectivity, consumer sovereignty, capital allocation, entrepreneurship, etc.—can be useful “to practical management problems” in teaching and consulting. 

Pre-Columbian America Wasn't Exactly a Paradise of Freedom

Blog10/14/2021

The story of the Americas as the violent “pacifying” and corralling of free indigenous peoples by white outsiders erases the long history of statism in many areas of the New World.

Why a Bear Market in Bonds Points to a Weakening Economy

Blog10/14/2021

Years of bubbles and malinvestment have a downside: the destruction of the productive, wealth-building parts of the economy. And that could mean higher interest rates.

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