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Joakim Book

Joakim Book is a writer and professional editor. He holds degrees in economics and financial history from the University of Glasgow and University of Oxford, and was a Mises summer fellow in 2017. His main research interests are monetary economics and the history of central banks. 

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Lighting the Gas under European Feet: How Politicians and Journalists Get Energy So Wrong

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog05/09/2022

Green energy advocates want us to believe we easily can transition from conventional fuels to renewables. In truth, such a transition not only would devastate world economies, but also is not technologically possible.

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Jordan Peterson on Austrian Economics: Free Markets Are "Profoundly Equitable"

CoordinationFree MarketsPhilosophyPlanningPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

04/29/2022Mises Media
Jordan Peterson is turning his eye toward Austrian economics. Unlike the many conservatives who see free market advocacy as some sort of "dangerous fundamentalism," Peterson seems to get it.
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Jordan Peterson on Austrian Economics: Free Markets Are "Profoundly Equitable"

CoordinationFree MarketsPhilosophyPlanningPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog04/18/2022

Jordan Peterson is turning his eye toward Austrian economics. Unlike the many conservatives who see free market advocacy as some sort of "dangerous fundamentalism," Peterson seems to get it.

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If You Vote, You Have No Right to Complain

Anti-PoliticsDemocracy

Blog04/09/2022

After all the romanticizing about democracy and voting, in the end, we are still left with the sad fact that the worst always find their way to the top.

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A Review of Nik Bhatia’s Layered Money: From Gold and Dollars to Bitcoin and Central Bank Digital Currencies

BitcoinThe FedMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog03/28/2022

Nik Bhatia presents a counterintuitive view of how money operates in our current banking system and takes a glimpse into our monetary future.

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