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SocialismOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
Karl Marx may have been a philosopher or just someone with an opinion. He was not, however, an economist.
Money and Banks
If even in the years when the mainstream said that there was “no inflation,” we all saw costs rise well above real wage growth, imagine what is happening now.
When politicians speak of "freedom," they usually mean expropriating wealth from one person and giving it to another. That is not freedom at all. Perhaps a better word to use is "liberty."
Bureaucracy and RegulationPrice ControlsProgressivismInterventionism
Thanks to their adoring media, politicians create crises and then blame businesses for them. And the political "solutions" are worse than the original problems.
The FOMC has slowed down in its monetary tightening over the past two months, and at Wednesday's press conference, Fed chairman Jerome Powell continued his shift to dovish territory.
War and Foreign PolicyWorld History
Decolonization is a popular academic and media buzzword. But is colonialism actually responsible for poverty in developing countries? This question deserves an honest answer.
DemocracyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
One excuse that political elites give when they drag nations into war is that the conflict was "inevitable" or "unavoidable." Ralph Raico knew better.
Some have wrongly blamed the current bank failures on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate increases. The real problem is how the Fed encouraged the entire financial system to get addicted to easy money.