How High Is The Risk of a Currency Crisis?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog1 hour ago

 The monetary policy that governments and central banks are calling for is quite apparent: “Keep it going, whatever it takes.”

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How Long Will Cheap Debt Bail Out Automakers?

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog6 hours ago

People aren't spending as much as they used to on automobiles. But there are still plenty of buyers willing to go into debt for a well-equipped car. 

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The True Founders of Economics: The School of Salamanca

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

The real founders of economic science actually wrote hundreds of years before Adam Smith. 

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Per Bylund on AI and the Structure of Production

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Jeff Deist and Per Bylund dispel some of the myths surrounding artificial intelligence and mass data collection.

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Russia, China and the Geopolitics of the Silk Road

China's new "Silk Road" for international trade is an important component in the regime's larger geopolitical strategy. 

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Poverty Forced Farmers in the "Good Old Days" To Sleep the Winter Away

World History


Peasants in pre-industrial societies often worked fewer hours than modern-day workers. They also had a shockingly low standard of living. 

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