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Why Marx Loved Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/08/2019

One of the easiest ways of asserting control over the private sector is to manage the money supply with a central bank. Naturally, Marx was rather fond of the idea.

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What Austrians Can Teach "Law and Economics" Scholars

Blog01/21/2019

Austrian scholars should not shy away from engaging mainstream law and economics scholars.

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Fire the Fed?

01/21/2019Power & Market

By firing Powell, President Trump would once and for all dispel the myth that the Federal Reserve is free from political interference.

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The Fed Is Now Addicted to Easy-Money Policy

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/29/2018

The only way to end the booms and busts brought by inflationary credit is to eliminate the central bank's counterfeiting that constitutes and creates that inflation.

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It Took Six Months to Split Czechoslovakia. Why Should Brexit Take Six Years?

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog11/06/2018

In a way, the separation of the Czechs and Slovaks was like Brexit and the UK’s 1980s privatizations combined, only a lot more complicated.

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Trump is Right: The Fed is a Big Problem

StrategyU.S. Economy

Blog10/29/2018

If the US administration truly wishes to "To Make America Great Again," there is no way around addressing the Fed.

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NAFTA 2.0: Free Trade or Central Planning?

10/09/2018Power & Market

A true free trade deal would simply reduce or eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers.

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