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Booms and BustsInflationUnemployment
Unemployment remains low but for the wrong reasons. Low unemployment rates are not a sign that the economy is doing well.
Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivism
Should there be vaccine mandates to deal with covid? Progressive authorities say one thing, but the data say another.
Free MarketsKeynesProgressivismWorld History
Europe is in crisis, thanks to its progressive leadership. Václav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, points out the problems and offers a remedy: free markets.
Leonard Read had much to say about how socialism already was entangled in our economic and social order.
Money and Banks
The United States economy may have delivered no growth in the first half of 2022 after the decline in the first quarter, narrowly avoiding a technical recession.
Knee-jerk support for the police helps gun control advocates by undermining the most fundamental reason for gun ownership: the government's armed enforcers won't keep us safe and are likely to abuse their power.
DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy
Trying to interpret the actions of Vladimir Putin or politics in Russia using Western narratives is likely to end in failure.
Central BanksGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory
Popular commentators and politicians often express loud opinions about exchange rates and balance of payments. As Dr. Frank Shostak writes, the facts differ widely from popular perception.