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History Repeats Itself: Abandoning Sound Money Leads to Tyranny and Ruin

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The current bout of inflation is the latest disaster in a string of disasters caused by government debasement of once sound money.

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No, Ordinary Russians Are Not Responsible for the Crimes of the Russian Regime

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In wartime, politicians frequently attempt to claim that all the citizens of foreign states are guilty of all the crimes their regimes commit. This is a modern invention, and a barbaric one. 

Cryptocurrency as Money—Store of Value or Medium of Exchange?

Standard neoclassical definitions of money call it a means of exchange and a store of value. But is this correct?

Escaping Russia's Military Draft Is an Act of Self-Defense

Blog09/27/2022

Fortunately, the world is composed of many separate states, which enables "disobedient" residents in one state to escape to others, and fleeing conscription is merely an act of self-defense.

Student Loan Forgiveness Treats the Symptom, Not the Disease

Blog09/27/2022

President Biden's recent student loan forgiveness initiative only exacerbates the real problem: the cost of a college education, thanks to government intervention, is outrageously high.

Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

Blog09/27/2022

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

Genuine Recovery Is Up to Investors, Producers, and Consumer Choice

Blog09/27/2022

Recovery is genuine only when it reaches the masses of individuals. And recovery comes only from the actions of individuals acting in a free market.

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