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It's Not Discrimination, Even When the Government Claims Otherwise

Free MarketsProgressivism


Governments are demanding there be "proportional" representation of women in professions that women historically have avoided. Those efforts will be unsuccessful.

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In the Red: The Federal Reserve’s Portfolio Joins the Rest of the Market

The FedInflation


The Federal Reserve has not only mismanaged the US economy; even its own "portfolio" is underwater.

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Individual Time Preferences, Not the Central Bank, Determine Real Interest Rates

Central BanksThe FedInflationCapital and Interest Theory


The Fed's predictable response to inflation is based on erroneous economic thinking common with Keynesians. Only a free-market approach can reduce inflation and restore true market interest rates.

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Inflation Is Not Price Increases. Inflation Causes Price Increases.

Central BanksInflation


The common view of inflation is that it is defined as a general increase in prices. Actually, inflation is expansion of the money supply that results in price increases.

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In Government-Regulated Healthcare, There Is No Competition Like No Competition

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealthProgressivism


Progressives are quick to blame escalating healthcare costs on free markets, yet it's government rules and policies that are responsible.

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Inflation in Pakistan: Follow the Money

Central BanksGlobal EconomyInflation


Pakistan, like so many other countries, is seeing inflation close to spiraling out of control. As for finding causes, monetary authorities should look in the mirror.

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It's Time to Abandon America's Fetish for "Unconditional Surrender"

World History


War dissenters are branded "Putinists" by the foreign policy elites who casually flirt with nuclear war. But preferring negotiations to World War III hardly makes one a Putin sympathizer.

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