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Three Ways the Coronavirus May Significantly Accelerate Political Decentralization

Big GovernmentDecentralization and Secession

Blog05/22/2020

Although national tragedies tend to bring a country together, it seems clear that the coronavirus will leave America as divided as it has been in modern history.

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Three Ways to Speed Recovery from the Economic Crisis

Chile, like many other countries, needs to do this: cut taxes, deregulate, and limit spending.

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The COVID-19 Crisis Is Driving the EU to the Brink

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog04/25/2020

As the debt bombs in Italy and Spain and France get worse, it increasingly looks like the eurozone will have to bail out a huge portion of the European economy. Either that, or break up the EU, provoking a new crisis.

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The Fed Is Running Out of Bubbles to Create

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/03/2020

With each passing recession, the Fed finds it harder to refuel the last bubble, but the market moves on to the new bubble as the Fed keeps interest rates artificially low.

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The Problem with the "Renters' Rights" Movement

Both renters and landlords have plenty of troubles when it comes to working together. But putting government regulators in the mix won't help matters.

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The Benefits of a Free Society during Pandemics

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionHealth

Blog03/27/2020

The idea that a free and mostly privatized society would let pandemics rage unchecked is based on a crude caricature. The truth is that a free society offers flexibility and resilience that a centralized system lacks.

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