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Saifedean Ammous on Bitcoin Hype

Global EconomyMedia and CultureMoney and BanksStrategy

08/16/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Saifedean Ammous discuss the crypto technology revolution and private money.
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Our Republic's First Economist

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog7 hours ago

With printing of the Continental notes in 1775, Webster feared people would think you could finance the Revolutionary War by printing paper money. We should have listened!

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Abolish Campaign Contribution Limits

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10 hours ago

Why shouldn’t the rights of economic liberty and private property extend to donating to people who are running for political office?

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Sorry, "Medicare for All" Won't Save the Taxpayers Money

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/18/2018

Lowering quality and destroying health care choices might reduce some "administrative costs," but the real cost to the public of a government healthcare is system is much higher than is admitted.

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Schumpeter's Review of Frank A. Fetter's Principles of Economics

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/17/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Schumpeter's review, now available in English, emphasizes that Fetter's Principles is more than merely a textbook, and highlights the close connection between Fetter’s theory and the economics of the Austrian school, especially his classification of entrepreneurial activity.
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How to Manipulate People with Interest Rates

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/17/2018

It is not possible to generate something out of nothing as suggested by Keynes and his many followers.

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Around the World, We See the The Link Between Economic Liberty and National Prosperity

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog08/17/2018

No matter if its Asia, Europe, Africa, or the Americas, the link between economic liberty and economic growth is undeniable. 

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The Problem with Historical Illustrations of Free-Banking Systems

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/16/2018

 Historical experience does not appear to support the thesis of modern fractional-reserve free-banking theorists.

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How US Sugar Subsidies Bring a Red Tide of Algae to Florida's Shores

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog08/16/2018

A combination of federal sugar subsidies, federal regulations on pollution, and federal control of Lake Okeechobee (a giant lake in southern Florida) runoff guidelines has created a recipe for disaster.

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