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Sweatshops Today, Decent Work Tomorrow

Blog3 hours ago

The ticket to the UN’s ideal of decent work is not regulation and legislation, but economic liberalization.

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Not Worth a Continental

U.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

12/17/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
The dangerous political and financial actions of the Continental Congress looks like the modern-day Fed on steroids.
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The Problem with "Velocity of Money"

Blog12/17/2018

Contrary to popular thinking, the velocity of money is not a key factor in understanding price inflation.

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Venezuela's Crisis: What's Oil Got to Do with It?

Global EconomySocialismCapital and Interest Theory

Oil prices did not cause the Venezuelan crisis. Nor can oil now be its cure. 

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Forerunners of the Austrian School: The French Liberal School

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

12/15/2018Audio/Video
Although often neglected by the English-speaking world, the French Liberal School of the nineteenth century has long provided a robust foundation for modern laissez-faire economics and the pro-freedom ideology we now sometimes call libertarianism.
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Ignoring the Bureaucracy Isn't the Same as Dismantling It

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/15/2018

The Trump administration has done little to undercut the federal government's huge bureaucracy.

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The Economics of the Public Sector

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

12/14/2018Audio/Video
In the real world, it is impossible to separate economic analysis from an understanding of the effects of state intervention in the marketplace.
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