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The Unborns' Dying Wish: The Abortion of the Fed

InflationPoverty

Blog2 hours ago

Janet Yellen, who once was the nation's chief inflationist, now says that poor women need easy access to abortion because inflation might work a hardship on them.

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The Russo-Ukrainian War: A New Opportunity for Demagogues to Destroy Freedoms at Home

DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/14/2022

While people speak of "freedom" for the people of Ukraine, Western political leaders have used the invasion as an excuse to crack down on free speech.

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The Transgender Debate Should Be about Women’s Freedom and Private Property Rights

Property Rights

Blog05/12/2022

Enforceable and accepted private property rights can help bring some solutions to the acrimonious debate over transgenderism and transgender rights.

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The Chinese Slowdown: Much More Than Covid

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog05/07/2022

It is easy to blame the covid-19 lockdowns for the weakening Chinese economy, but that would be a gross simplification.

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The Fed's New "Tightening" Plan Is Too Little, Too Late

Money and Banks

Blog05/06/2022

The Fed has announced it will finally begin scaling back its balance sheet and raising rates. But the steps announced by the Fed on Wednesday are incredibly timid.

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The Fed Gets It Wrong on Money Velocity, Too

The FedInflationMonetary Theory

Blog05/04/2022

Money velocity's role in forcing up prices is misunderstood because today's monetary "authorities" fail to consider how new money is injected into the economy.

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The Economic Sanctions against Russia Are Destructive and Counterproductive: We Must Oppose Them

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/27/2022

Imposing economic sanctions upon Russia is tantamount to throwing gasoline on a raging fire. The sanctions will not end the Russian invasion of Ukraine and only will make things worse.

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The Conservatism of Decolonization

Big GovernmentDemocracyEconomic Freedom

Blog04/27/2022

For all the talk of decolonialization, many Third World countries that became independent set up regulatory regimes that mirrored their former "mother" country.

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