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To the European Union: Don't Tread on Us

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As the European Union becomes increasingly dominated by progressive elites, it becomes more authoritarian and contemptuous of the rights of those the Union purports to serve.

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How German Exports Lost the Race with China

Bureaucracy and RegulationEuropeGlobal EconomyWorld History

Blog10/31/2023

The German economic powerhouse is slowing, weighed down by its costly green energy policies and a bloated welfare state. Germany's economy needs market reforms, not more state intervention.

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Taking a Closer Look at the Vaunted Scandinavian Welfare States

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Blog10/06/2023

While politicians like Bernie Sanders and AOC tout the Scandinavian welfare model for the USA, there are a few things to understand about these countries and the economies that support their welfare programs.

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The Killing and Destruction Must Stop: It Is Time to End the Ukraine War

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Blog08/23/2023

The Ukraine war brings death and destruction with no end in sight. Instead of encouraging more fighting, Western political leaders need to face reality and find a way to end this conflict.

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Dollar Hegemony Is Ending Due to Geopolitical Changes

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Blog08/19/2023

Since the end of World War II, the US dollar has been the world's reserve currency. That status may well change because US monetary authorities insist on inflating the dollar into oblivion.

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Mises and Nationalism

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Blog07/21/2023

At a time when ethnic politics were tearing Europe apart, Ludwig von Mises believed that such ethnic devotion did more harm than good.

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Belgian Colonialism of the Congo: Facts and Fiction

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Blog07/15/2023

Like many colonial ventures, Belgium's involvement in the Congo had some successes—and many failures.

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Rothbard’s Button Doesn’t Exist, but It Needs to Be Invented

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomEuropePrice ControlsWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog05/10/2023

In 1948, Ludwig Erhardt rescued a German economy that was in shambles simply by invoking free markets and currency reform. Our economy needs its Rothbard moment.

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The Rise and Fall of Trussonomics

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Blog11/12/2022

In presenting her economic plan, Liz Truss failed spectacularly on one thing: cutting spending. Otherwise, a "tax cut" is not a tax cut at all.

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