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How Central Banks Promote Money-Creation by Private Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/21/2019

Not only does fractional-reserve banking gives rise to monetary inflation it is also responsible for monetary deflation. Money created out of "thin air" can disappear as rapidly as it was created.

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How the World Views Libertarianism

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog09/10/2019

Among themselves, libertarians often see important dividing lines among various factions in terms of social views and lifestyles. But most on the outside define libertarianism as being overwhelmingly for one thing: excessive and "dogmatic" devotion to free markets.

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How Anti-Trust Policy Hurts the Little Guy

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/07/2019

Government anti-trust policy often results in destroying cost-saving measures adopted by larger firms, thus driving up prices for ordinary consumers.

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How to Know if Government Is Too Big

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog09/07/2019

If governments do anything more than protect property rights, then they're too big.

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Hazlitt in One Lesson with Walter Block

Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

09/06/2019Audio/Video
Professor Walter Block joins Jeff Deist for a fantastic in-depth discussion of Henry Hazlitt and his work.
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How GDP Measures Help Create the Illusion that Money Pumping Grows the Economy

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/02/2019

Real GDP does not measure the real strength of an economy, but reflects monetary turnover. Thus, the more money is pumped, the stronger the economy appears to be.

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Happy Birthday Hans!

Today is the birthday of Hans Hoppe, an outstanding libertarian theorist.

09/02/2019Power & Market
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