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Can the Fed Keep This Long Cycle Going?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/16/2019

Jerome Powell has lost his faith in a new surge in economic growth. So, it's back to endless stimulus to keep the current cycle going.

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Hazlitt Predicted Economics in Two Lessons

Book ReviewsTaxes and SpendingOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/15/2019

In the words of Henry Hazlitt, "ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors."

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Per Bylund on Subjective Value

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

05/14/2019Audio/Video
If you truly understand subjective value, you’ll be a great entrepreneur. Hunter Hastings interviews Per Bylund.
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Can a Commodity-Money Economy Co-Exist with a Fiat-Money Economy?

Just as unilateral free trade results in a more solid economy for the countries that adopt it — even within an international economy of protectionism in other countries — so would a commodity-money based economy surrounded by fiat-money economies.

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The Stock Market According to L.A. Hahn

Blog05/06/2019

Financial markets are neither perfectly efficient, nor animally spirited, but eventually adjusting.

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Occupational Licensing — An Unnecessary Evil

Blog05/04/2019

The number of jobs that require an occupational license now covers 30% of the US workforce, up from 5% in 1950.

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Per Bylund: What is Competition?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/30/2019Audio/Video
Is thinking about the concept of competition useful for entrepreneurs running businesses? Hunter Hastings interviews Per Bylund.
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Political Centralization Ended the Roman Republic

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog04/25/2019

In order to destroy the Republic in favor of empire, the new Roman dictators systematically dismantled the Republic's system of local autonomy and self-rule.

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