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What Free Market Money Would Look Like

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/18/2020

Monetary affairs have always been subject to government intervention of one kind or another, but there is no reason money could not be produced and regulated in a free marketplace.

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Why Does a Yield-Curve Inversion Suggest a Recession?

Blog09/25/2019

Why do yield-curve inversions so often suggest a recession is on the horizon? Understanding malinvestment and bubble economics can help.

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Who Will Benefit More from Libra: The Unbanked, or Wall Street?

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog07/11/2019

Since Libra is an extended arm of the current financial system, first-world economies could benefit at the cost of developing economies.

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Why Socialism Must Fail

Free MarketsSocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog07/08/2019

Socialism and capitalism offer radically different solutions to the problem posed by scarcity.

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Why Austrian Economics Is More Reality-Based than the Neoclassical Approach

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/02/2019

A sober look at the assumptions underlying neoclassical analysis reveals that they are either not realistic or not applicable in economic analyses of the real world.

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Why do Leftists Settle for a $15 per Hour Minimum Wage?

Blog11/26/2018

Bernie Sanders is so stingy when he advocates for a mere $15-per-hour minimum wage. Why not make the minimum wage equivalent to what Sanders gets per hour as a US Senator?

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Why Ludwig von Mises Advocated for Liberal Nationalism Following WWI

Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/13/2018

In Nation, State, and Economy, Ludwig von Mises offered a radical alternative to the prevalent models for solving national conflicts.

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Why No Crisis Erupts When Real Saving Backs Up New Investment

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/24/2018

Expansions in credit and investment are only a problem when they result from inflationary monetary policy, and not from real saving.

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