Week in Review: June 24, 2017

Labor and WagesLegal SystemMedia and CultureMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog11 hours ago
While the Federal Reserve is desperate to depict an optimistic vision for the global economy, their fellow central bankers aren't buying it.

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Draghi Doesn’t See “Bubbles” — Let Me Show You Some

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

11 hours agoFedWatch
Mario Draghi has many warnings for us about the next crisis, but he fails to note that the artificial creation of money is always behind those crises.

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Edward Stringham on Radically Rethinking Police

Legal SystemStrategyThe Police State

19 hours agoAudio/Video
Ed Stringham and Jeff Deist discuss why the US criminal justice system is broken, and how private security firms could create vastly better outcomes.

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The ECB Blames Inflation on Everything but Itself

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

21 hours agoFedWatch
The ECB prefers to do what all central banks did just before the 2009 great recession: blame inflation on rising food and energy prices.

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If We Want "Unity," Government Must Become Weaker

Decentralization and SecessionMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog21 hours ago
The problem of majorities oppressing minorities becomes worse the larger the government becomes. The answer is to make the state weaker.

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What Derek Carr’s Contract Teaches Us about Wall Street and Income Inequality

The FedMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog06/23/2017
Until we abolish the Fed, Wall Street will continue to dominate the economy even more than Bill Belicheck has the dominated NFL.

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Richard Cantillon Is Sleepless in Seattle

Business Cycles

Blog06/22/2017
Cheap money and Seattle's capital-fueled boom means Seattle may soon achieve Peak Skyscraper status.

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Our Lawless Central Bank

The FedMoney and Banking

06/22/2017FedWatch
The Fed's modern method of policymaking is best described as "ad hoc." This is a big problem for entrepreneurs and most market actors.

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