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The Truth About Bidenomics: More Debt, More Inflation

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyInterventionism


One of the biggest problems of Biden's neo-Keynesian approach to government budgets is that it leaves households with less money in real terms and the “anti-inflation” measures increase debt and inflation.

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The Backstops for Banks Are Full of Holes

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


The Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) is the latest "weapon" in the government's so-called arsenal to keep the banking system afloat. But the system needs much more than just "liquidity." It needs sound money and sound banking practices.

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The FTC Is Wrong about Mergers and Monopoly, Yet Again.

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyProgressivismU.S. Economy


The Federal Trade Commission is unwisely trying to block a merger between Microsoft and Activism. The result is more monopoly and higher prices. 

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The MMT-and-Bailey Fallacy

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy


The latest rage in macroceonomics is modern monetary theory, whose adherents invariably resort to the motte-and-bailey fallacy. Advocating inflation is never a good idea.

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My Long Journey to Rothbardian Sobriety

The FedInflationU.S. EconomyMonetary Theory


Our political and cultural elites have gaslighted us on inflation for years. To learn the truth, read the Austrians.

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After the Debt Ceiling Deal: Look for Liquidity Problems in the Markets

The FedMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


As Washington cheers the so-called budget deal, the real problems loom. Liquidity issues are next.

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The Fed Has Rigged the Stock Markets to Crash

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles


The Fed's latest attempt to correct the inflation it caused is putting the market on a crash course.

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Is the Banking Crisis Being Orchestrated?

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


With each iteration of the banking crisis, the Federal Reserve System and federal regulators gain in power and authority. Maybe the banking crisis isn’t an accident.

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The G7 in Hiroshima: The Latest Attempt to Impose a Unipolar World

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyProgressivismU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


It's fitting that the G7 recently met in Hiroshima because the policies they are following are blowing up the world economy.

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Socialists Should Support Government Default: Their Forebears Certainly Did

Economic PolicySocialismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


Socialists like Bernie Sanders and the editors of Jacobin have decried the possible US government debt default. Marx and Lenin would have vociferously disagreed.

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