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Hacking Humanity: Transhumanism

Big GovernmentProgressivismSocialismThe Police State

Blog04/14/2023

Not only does the Great Reset promise us better weather and happiness (while owning nothing), it also promises to transform humanity itself. Some of us are not so sure.

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How the Woke Left Is Destroying Education

Bureaucracy and RegulationEducationProgressivismWorld History

Blog04/12/2023

Adherents of leftist dogma increasingly push the notion that teachers should be permitted to distract, confuse, or influence their students by discussing their personal beliefs, ideas, and private activities and choices in the classroom.

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How Australia and New Zealand Helped Provoke and Escalate the First World War

PoliticsWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog04/10/2023

Most Western historians claim that World War I came about because of aggression from Germany and Austria-Hungary. However, Great Britain and its ANZAC allies were not innocent bystanders.

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How Politicians Use Regulations to Deflect Blame

Bureaucracy and RegulationPrice ControlsProgressivismInterventionism

Blog03/23/2023

Thanks to their adoring media, politicians create crises and then blame businesses for them. And the political "solutions" are worse than the original problems.

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How the Fed’s 2008 Mortgage Experiment Fueled Today’s Housing Crisis

U.S. Economy

Any realistic review of the Federal Reserve’s MBS experiment would conclude that the Fed should stop buying mortgages.

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Help Us Publish Professor Hülsmann's New Book

Blog03/17/2023

Only the unhampered capitalist economy allows full and unfettered charity to flourish in society. Dr. Hülsmann’s new book makes the case for private property, sound money, and private charity as the building blocks for a healthy society.

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How Easy Money Killed Silicon Valley Bank

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog03/13/2023

The incredible growth and success of SVB could not have happened without negative rates, ultra-loose monetary policy, and the tech bubble that burst in 2022.

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How Government Spending Hurts the Economy

Blog02/18/2023

The lack of spending during a shutdown wouldn't be a problem if the government hadn't already extracted so much wealth from the private sector to begin with.

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