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Federal Control of Abortion Laws Is a Form of Imperialism

Blog3 hours ago

The pro-abortion centralist line of "accept our definition of human rights, or else" is what we'd expect from the imperialists of old who claimed the "savages" in the colonies couldn't be trusted with self-government. 

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The Pandemic of Executive Overreach Comes to an End. When Will the Next One Begin?

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism

Blog8 hours ago

While the covid-19 pandemic brought sickness and death, another pandemic raged through Washington: abuse of executive power.

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Austrian Economists Are Not Surprised by the Shortages

Booms and BustsCoordinationBusiness Cycles

Blog8 hours ago

While supporters of the Biden administration fault Putin for shortages, Austrian economists know the answer lies in Washington's monetary and economic mismanagement.

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It's Not Just the USA: The Economic Instability Is Global

InflationKeynesBusiness Cycles

Blog05/21/2022

The combination of covid lockdowns, money pumping, and attempts to force a new green economy are taking their toll. This is not going away any time soon.

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The Fed's Latest Housing Bubble

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles

Blog05/21/2022

After the 2008 housing bust, the government supposedly set up a fail-safe mortgage program aimed at preventing future bubbles. It failed.

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Christianity and the Development of Human Capital: Challenging the Narratives

The EntrepreneurPoverty

Blog05/20/2022

While the standard secular narrative is that Christianity held back science and human development, history tells a different story, one of literacy and the development of human capital.

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NATO Plans to Rip Off Americans Even More as Sweden and Finland Set to Join

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/19/2022

The Europeans are welcome to keep NATO going if they like. But the time has come for the United States to exit.

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Inflation, War, and Oil: How Today's Crises Are Rehashing the 1970s

U.S. History

Blog05/19/2022

Persistently loose monetary policies always have negative growth and distributional effects that impair political stability. In extreme cases, there are civil wars and armed conflicts between countries.

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