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Inflation Is Killing the Recovery

Money and Banks

Blog29 min ago

As inflation becomes more obvious, governments will be blaming businesses for causing the inflation that policymakers have fueled. 

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The Loss in Afghanistan Is Only the Latest Chapter in a Long Story of Intervention

War and Foreign Policy

Blog5 hours ago

As US military interventions continue across several continents, we should remember that much of US foreign policy is little more than cleaning up messes the US created. 

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The Idea of a Private Law Society: The Case of Karl Ludwig von Haller

Blog09/26/2021

Never has anything like a state of nature as depicted by social contract theorists existed anywhere.

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Evergrande Isn't China's "Lehman Moment." It Could Be Worse than That.

Money and Banks

Blog09/25/2021

The problem with China is that the entire economy is a huge indebted model that needs almost ten units of debt to generate one unit of GDP, three times more than a decade ago.

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My Time with the FBI

U.S. History

Blog09/25/2021

The FBI’s power and federal legitimacy are far more tenuous than Washington recognizes. Beyond the nation’s big cities, federal authority hinges largely on the consent of local citizens.

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A Global Fiat Currency: "One Ring to Rule Them All"

Money and Banks

Blog09/24/2021

The One Ring of power stands for the particularly evil idea of creating a state of states, a world government, a world state. A one-world fiat currency is similarly dangerous. 

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Austrian Economics and Scientific Realism

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog09/24/2021

Human action does not operate under fixed causal laws, and according to philosopher Uskala Mäki, “The absence of [these laws] has been forcefully underlined by several Austrian economists.” 

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The Public Health Officials Say "Trust Us." The Data Says Otherwise.

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog09/24/2021

Despite all the data we have on lockdowns, hospitalization trends, and newly emerging vaccination data, one can only marvel at how trust in the public health system and ruling elite can persist in any capacity.

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