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Nomi Prins: The Left/Progressive Case Against the Fed

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

2 hours agoAudio/Video
Nomi and Jeff discuss how the Fed could be the great populist issue that further unravels the Left/Right paradigm.

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When it Comes to Household Income, Sweden and Germany Rank with Kentucky

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog2 hours ago

The OECD has updated it's income measures, and we find that many European welfare states still rank among the lowest-income US states. 


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Britain Should Embrace Unilateral Free Trade Right Now

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog20 hours ago

Unilateral free trade is not some utopian libertarian ideal. It is a real-world policy that has been used and which reaps economic rewards.

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Ideas Make Us Rich

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Deirdre McCloskey contends that ideas — not capital accumulation or material resources — have caused widespread economic development.

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Is De-industrialization a "Natural Phenomenon" of Developed Economies?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory


The decline in industrial production is in many ways the product of government interventionism.

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Public Faith in Elections Falls as the State Grows

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


Faith in the voting process has weakened because voters are increasingly fearful of what an electoral loss might bring.

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