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Free MarketsSocialismWorld History
Even though liberalization of its infamously bureaucratic economy has achieved strong results, India's leftist activists and politicians are trying to reestablish collectivism.
Free MarketsInflationMonetary Policy
When the Nixon administration ended the dollar's ties to gold, it was yet another sad chapter in the US government's abuse of its currency. And the government learned nothing.
Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyFree Markets
Using a humorous subject, Charles Amos successfully challenges the view that government must produce "public goods" in order to ensure an optimal supply.
Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLabor and Wages
Despite the decree from the federal government that labor is not a "commodity" or an "article of commerce," Leonard Read knew better.
Free MarketsSocialismTaxes and Spending
Elites are attacking the government of Mauritius for having lower tax rates than other African countries. The real issue is the levels of taxation in other African countries.
Free MarketsSocialismCapital and Interest Theory
Thomas Piketty writes about equality and believes that reimposing communism in the West will achieve it. Mark Thornton disagrees.
Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsProgressivism
Western elites are using Africa as their little laboratory for renewable energy schemes. Not surprisingly, these initiatives leave Africans in poverty and their economies in tatters.
Central BanksFree MarketsProgressivismCapital and Interest Theory
Although progressives and their allies might condemn capitalism, they rarely can define it.
Free MarketsRationalismBusiness Cycles
Much is made of surveys determining consumer confidence in the economy. Expectations, however, must line up both with proper economic theories and the information at hand.
Financial MarketsFree MarketsRationalism
The efficient market hypothesis, which is popular in neoclassical economics circles, holds that markets are so "efficient" that entrepreneurial profits are generated randomly.