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Canadians Should Be Able to Vote "None of the Above"

World History

Blog09/17/2021

The fact that NOTA is not a genuine, non-symbolic ballot option proves that the political class merely pays lip service to the concepts of integrity and the will of the people.

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Can Economic Data Explain the Timing and Causes of Recessions?

Money and Banks

Blog09/15/2021

Without establishing the underlying causes of boom-bust cycles, employing policies in response to changes in economic indicators to counter economic cycles is likely to destabilize the economy.

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Critical Race Theory Is a Direct Attack on Market Freedom

Philosophy

Blog09/13/2021

Critical race theory is the belief that economic prosperity results from racial oppression, not individual wealth creation. This means CRT's supporters are fundamentally opposed to individual human rights. 

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Central Banks Can't Taper in This Slowdown

Global Economy

Blog09/01/2021

Central banks are faced with the devil’s alternative created by their own policy. Either let inflation run and create a stagflation problem or scare the markets by tapering. 

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China’s Military Strength Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Blog09/01/2021

China is a rapidly aging, inefficient, conflict-ridden, and relatively poor country that simply is not on the road to seriously challenging the US’s hegemony.

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Covid: How the West Embraced Central Planning and Abandoned Human Rights

World History

Blog08/27/2021

Mises warned that “there is not such a thing as a scientific ought. Science is competent to establish what is. It can never dictate what ought to be and what ends people should aim at.” 

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China: The Regime's Managed Economy Is Stagnating

Global Economy

Blog08/12/2021

China is a lesson for those in the West that see China’s rising interventionism as a good idea. Political interventionism means bad capital allocation, worse job creation, and the worst type of inequality, the one that is politically driven.

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China Won't Be Taking Over the World

Global Economy

Blog08/09/2021

Faced with countless demographic, economic, and strategic problems, China is more likely to collapse than take over the world.

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