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Free Trade: A Key to a Rising Standard of Living

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog04/06/2019

The right to trade with foreigners without government interference is a God-given fundamental human right, not morally subject to the whims of those who want trade wars to protect their own interests.

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Forget Guaranteed Income — Governments Should Stop Destroying Income First

Blog03/19/2019

Before having government "guarantee" income, we should probably stop it from destroying so many jobs through regulation, first. 

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Free Trade is Pro-Middle Class and Pro-Family

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog03/14/2019

The benefits of free trade extend far beyond mere monetary gain. Free trade builds community, makes family life more affordable, and reinforces the importance of peace.

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Fractional Reserves and the Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/09/2019The Free Market
In this testimony to Congress, Joseph Salerno describes how to fix the problem of fractional reserve banking.
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Fed Policy vs. ECB Policy: A Comparison

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

The Fed and the ECB have taken two different paths since the 2008 crisis. Here's what you need to know.

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Facing Inflation Alone: Juan de Mariana and His Struggle against Monetary Chaos

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

01/31/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Several generations have benefited unknowingly from Mariana's courageous efforts to defend private property and freedom against the tyrants of his day.
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Freedom of Choice is What Sets Capitalism Apart — Not Competition

Blog01/28/2019

All economic and political systems involve competition over scarce resources. So it's wrong to say competition is the distinguishing characteristic of capitalism.

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