How Central Banking Increased Inequality

11 hours agoFedWatch
Focusing almost exclusively on consumer price inflation, economists have overlooked the redistributive effects of money creation through other channels.

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Before "Fake News," America Invented "Pseudo Events"

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog18 hours ago
For decades, the American media has been skillfully perfecting the art of creating its own "pseudo events" when real news has been hard to find.

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Korea and Venezuela: Flip Sides of the Same Coin

War and Foreign Policy

Blog22 hours ago
Trump's suggested invasion of Venezuela illustrates why other regimes are looking for ways to obtain nuclear weapons.

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Why Cryptocurrencies Will Never Be Safe Havens

Blog08/14/2017
Cryptocurrencies are an important step in the right direction. But thinking that we are magically creating new stores-of-value is a profound mistake.

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I Just Got Price-Gouged and I'm Still Smiling

Blog08/14/2017
Today I paid $10 for a $3 umbrella and I write this to you as a dry, happy man.

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A New Murray Rothbard Book

Media and Culture

Lew Rockwell has great news: a brand-new Murray Rothbard book on The Progressive Era. And do we need it!

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World War I and the Triumph of Illiberal Ideology

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/14/2017
Mises warned that war is the outcome of abandoning economic freedom, which is inextricably tied to the spirit of liberalism and its philosophy of peace.

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Why Some Pharmaceuticals Are So Expensive

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/13/2017
Before we can make health care affordable, we must confront why a previously affordable commodity has become unaffordable.

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