Atlanta Fed Cuts Q1 GDP Forecast

The FedGlobal Economy

58 min agoFedWatch
Once again the Atlanta Fed's GDPNow forecasting model has been cut, reflecting a sharp challenge to the Fed's "healthy economy" narrative.

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Are Oil Prices to Blame for the Venezuelan Crisis?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

The Venezuelan crisis is anything but a crisis caused by the fall in oil prices.

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Mises on Open Borders

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Ludwig von Mises supported “liberal nationalism,” one of the most important political movements of the 19th century.

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Herbert Spencer Explains the Difference Between Politics and Private Enterprise

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog12 hours ago
Spencer realized that it is "an absurdly utopian hope" that government agents will be less abusive than market actors.

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Gary Cohn for Fed Chair?

The Fed

23 hours agoFedWatch
Wall Street rumors are swirling that former Goldman CEO Gary Cohn could replace Janet Yellen as Fed Chair.

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Was J.B. Say an Austrian Economist?

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog04/26/2017
Jean-Baptiste Say, along with A.R.J. Turgot and Frédéric Bastiat, helped pave the way for Austrian economics.

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The Jefferson Nobody Knows

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/25/2017
The Jefferson who emerges from Kevin Gutzman's new book is fascinating yes, but more importantly, he is a radical.

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Candidate Trump: "I Love Wikileaks." President Trump: "Arrest Assange!"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/25/2017
The Trump administration’s declaration of war on whistleblowers and Wikileaks is one of the greatest disappointments in these first 100 days.

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