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Do Monarchs Always Have Low Time Preferences?

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Hans Hoppe theorized that monarchs, as opposed to democratically-elected political authorities, would have lower time preferences and would be less likely to engage in reckless government spending. Unfortunately, at least one Medieval Danish king acted like a modern politician.

Oil Export Bans Make for Crude Politics

Blog11 hours ago

In the wake of the Arab Oil Embargo of 50 years ago, Congress banned U.S. export sales of crude oil. The results were different than what government "experts" imagined.

The Fed Holds the Fed Funds Rate Steady—Because it Doesn't Know What Else To Do


If we read between the lines, it is apparent that the Fed is hoping that price inflation will fall to politically acceptable levels without any additional tightening, and without a recession.  But "hope" is all the Fed has. 

The US Military Is Laying the Groundwork to Reinstitute the Draft


Not satisfied with the futile and destructive wars it has fought in this century, leaders of the US Armed Forces now want reinstatement of the draft. Instead, perhaps our government should give peace a chance.

Even Though They Are in Long-Term Decline, Labor Unions Still Threaten the Economy


Although the percentage of the unionized U.S. workforce has fallen in recent decades, labor unions still are a threat to our economy and our collective wellbeing.

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The State against Anonymity


Governments are using intimidation to regulate independent journalists on the decentralized internet.


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