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John Tamny

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John Tamny is a widely published writer and public speaker who serves as director of the Center for Economic Freedom at FreedomWorks. He is also editor of RealClearMarkets and a senior economic adviser to Toreador Research and Trading ( His books include Popular Economics (Regnery, 2015), Who Needs the Fed? (Encounter Books, 2016),  The End of Work (Regnery, 2018), and When Politicians Panicked (Post Hill Press, 2021).


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John Tamny Reviews Mark Spitznagel's Safe Haven

Global EconomyPhilosophy and Methodology


Safe Haven is a compelling book about how we view risk, and a challenge to rethink how we "pay" to mitigate it.

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When Politicians Panicked: The New Coronavirus, Expert Opinion, and a Tragic Lapse of Reason

Big GovernmentEconomic Freedom

08/21/2021Mises Media
John Tamny chronicles the profound ignorance and malfeasance of policymakers at all levels during 2020.
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John Tamny on When Politicians Panicked

Big GovernmentHealthU.S. Economy

07/02/2021Mises Media
Jeff Deist and John Tamny discuss the economic tradeoffs ignored by alarmist covid policymakers.
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If Billionaires Are Worried About Inequality, They Should Dial up Their Investment Risk

Financial MarketsPoverty


If inequality keeps billionare Ray Dalio up at night, he could shrink his holdings through bold capital allocations aggressively focused on changing how we live, work, fly, and play.

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Your Move, Gold Critics: Please Explain What Money Is

The FedMoney and BanksGold Standard


Stated simply, gold-standard proponents seek a dollar that is widely trusted as a constant measure of value. Nothing more. Nothing less.

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