Gas Station Hold-Up: Thieves Seize $59,000

Legal SystemMoney and BanksThe Police StateMoney and Banking

Blog46 min ago
In America, a person convicted of no crime is often deprived of all his money assets, in many cases resulting in the destruction of his business.

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What a Gold-Backed Yuan and Cryptocurrencies May Mean for the Dollar

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog3 hours ago
China has wanted to unshackle itself from the dollar for a long time and now they’re giving yuan-denominated gold contracts a third try.

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Europe's Secession Problems Aren't Going Away

Blog4 hours ago
As time goes on, it's going to be harder and harder for nation-states to defend the current configuration of their national borders.

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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.

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GDP Is a Tool of Politics, Not Economics

U.S. Economy

15 hours agoQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The author sees GDP as superior to all currently available alternatives of measuring growth. But, that is not a reason for continuing to use it.

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Crack Babies, the Contras, and the CIA

HealthMedia and CultureU.S. History

22 hours agoAudio/Video
Chris Calton discusses the war on drugs in the 1980s.

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The Democracy of the Marketplace

Blog10/18/2017
The consumers, by their buying and abstention from buying, elect the entrepreneurs in a daily repeated plebiscite.

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Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/18/2017
If Krugman had his way, government agencies would have unlimited powers to control the economy, since government agents know better than everyone else.

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