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The Other Immigration Question: Should People from Wealthy Countries Migrate to Poorer Ones?

Free MarketsImmigrationStrategy

Blog09/24/2022

While people from poor countries seek to live in places like the USA because of its stable institutions and welfare state, could migration of people from stable countries to less-developed ones make those countries better off?

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The Right of Self-Determination

Big GovernmentWorld History

Blog09/24/2022

The right of self-determination is the right of the inhabitants of every territory to decide on the state to which they wish to belong.

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The Fed Is Finally Seeing the Magnitude of the Mess It Created

Money and Banks

Blog09/22/2022

The Fed's entire "strategy" can be summed up as "Hike 'til it breaks, cut 'til it inflates." That's the best all those PhD's at the Fed have managed to come up with. 

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The Pandemic Is "Over," but the Feds Aren't Giving Up Their Emergency Powers

U.S. History

Blog09/21/2022

Joe Biden says the pandemic is over in an attempt to get a few more votes. But the administration certainly isn't acting like the "pandemic is over" in terms of actual policy.

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The Inflation Reduction Act: Another Unfair and Unjustified State Intervention

Cronyism and CorporatismInflationTaxes and Spending

Blog09/21/2022

One doubts that the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will reduce inflation. However, it will wreak havoc on the US economy with its lethal mix of taxes, regulations, subsidies, and outright crony capitalism.

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Three Cheers for Hoppe

AnarchyDemocracy

The long knives are out for Hans Hoppe again, but the accusations, this time in Mother Jones, miss the mark badly.

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The Truth about American Inequality

U.S. History

"Our welfare spending is probably the highest in the world. It is only “laissez-faire” in the sense that we have ... a very large charitable sector as well."

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The "Stunning Success" of the Green Revolution Is Yet Another Progressive Myth

Economic PolicyProgressivismSocialismWorld History

An enduring progressive myth is that thanks to Western technologies and compassionate NGOs, American agricultural scientists saved the developing world via the Green Revolution. Not surprisingly, the truth is found elsewhere.

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