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"Thar's Gold in Them Mountains"

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog5 hours ago

It is no secret that secret Swiss bank accounts are not so secret anymore, as political elites worldwide wage an all-out war against financial privacy.

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The Path to Victory

StrategyPolitical Theory

Many of the conventional strategies favored by freedom activists often fail to produce results. Lew Rockwell suggests some alternative strategies.

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Jeff Deist: The Broken State of Modern Economics

Education

9 hours agoAudio/Video
Jeff Deist and John O'Donnell discuss what is really being taught in American Econ programs today, the college federal loan scam, and more.

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Seeking Affordable Care, Markets Sidestep Obamacare

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog09/29/2016

Some medical facilities are opting out of the whole health insurance bureaucracy to make care less expensive.

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Mises on the Battle between Liberalism and Racism

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2016

For Mises, racism is not just contrary to liberalism and sound economics, but to reason itself.

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Wells Fargo or the Federal Reserve: Who’s the Bigger Fraud?

Blog09/29/2016

It's the Fed's creation of money that enables all of this fraudulent behavior in the first place, so why should the Fed remain untouchable?

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The Stinky Japanese Bond

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog09/28/2016

Central banks have been on a bond-buying spree. This is good for governments deep in debt. But it is a risky and dangerous policy for the rest of us.

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Yellen Grilled on Fed Partisanship

Big GovernmentThe Fed

Blog09/28/2016

The Fed's claim of independence is as shallow as its numerous promises to raise rates and return to normal monetary policy.

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Baby Steps Toward Marijuana Legalization in Poland

Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog09/28/2016

A Polish politician's severe illness has suddenly put legalization of medical marijuana on the table.

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Roll Call: 'The Deficit Debate Has Disappeared'

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog09/28/2016

Donald Trump has forced the GOP to admit it really has no interest in serious spending cuts or in balancing the budget.

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