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How the Left Learned to Love States' Rights

Political Theory

Blog10 hours ago
Over the course of approximately six hours, the Left in the United States made a spectacular, 180 degree turn on federalism and states’ rights.

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The Government Spies on All of Us — So Why Not Spy on Trump?

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10 hours ago
Unfortunately, Trump is unlikely to draw the right conclusions from the controversy over the wiretapping of his campaign.

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Ludwig von Mises and Trash TV

Media and Culture

Blog16 hours ago
Capitalism cannot give consumers taste, but it does give them choice.

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Steve Bannon Dismisses Austrian Economics

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog16 hours ago
Bannon's notion that the GOP conference is full of ideologues, much less libertarian ideologues, is just flat false.

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Why Angela Merkel Hates Tax Competition

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog17 hours ago
Europhiles like Angela Merkel are panicking over the idea that the UK and the US might reduce taxes and provide tax havens outside the EU.

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How to Interpret the Shape of the Yield Curve

Blog20 hours ago
Central-bank meddling — and not "expectations" — may be the real driver behind changes in the shape of the yield curve.

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Browse the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog21 hours ago
We've recently made it easier for readers to browse the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

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Six Graphs that Reveal Big Problems for Student and Auto Loans

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog03/26/2017
Modern monetary policy: a trillion dollars of housing debt has been replaced by a trillion dollars (or more) of student and auto loan debt.

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Idaho Politician Opposes Removing Tax on Gold for a Very Odd Reason

Blog03/24/2017
According to one Idaho legislator, gold is useless as an inflation hedge because its price has increased 4,000% since the 1860s.

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The Right to Discriminate Is a Basic Property Right

U.S. HistoryPrivate Property

Blog03/24/2017
The right to discriminate in how one uses one's property is not a religious issue. It's nothing more than a basic issue of property rights.

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