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Populism Is a Not an Ideology

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog14 hours ago

Populism is a strategy that may be used by any ideological group whose political agenda differs radically from that of the ruling class.

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Will China Trigger the Next Global Recession?

Global EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog23 hours ago

China has many problems, but it also has a high savings rate, a limited welfare state, and a rising middle class.

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The Homo Economicus Straw Man

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology


To understand the marketplace, it is not necessary to believe in the existence of a selfish, profit-maximizing human.

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The War Against Payday Lending

Money and BanksInterventionismMoney and BankingPolitical Theory


The federal government is again trying to take free choice away from borrowers by imposing new regulations on short-term loans like payday lending.

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Trade Agreements or Political Independence: A False Choice

The rejection of CETA by Belgium is a bittersweet affair.

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The Bad Economics Behind Monopoly

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


A pro-tax disciple of Henry George gave us the board game we know today as Monopoly.

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