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Furloughed Federal Employees are Still Paid More Than You

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/12/2019

Federal workers are paid so much more (17 percent more) than private sector workers, they could lose almost nine weeks of pay, never receive back pay, and still be better paid than their private-sector colleagues.

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Forerunners of the Austrian School: The French Liberal School

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

12/15/2018Audio/Video
Although often neglected by the English-speaking world, the French Liberal School of the nineteenth century has long provided a robust foundation for modern laissez-faire economics and the pro-freedom ideology we now sometimes call libertarianism.
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Fed Report Says Millennials Are Poorer than Other Generations — But Fed Policies Made It Happen

Global EconomyLabor and WagesU.S. History

Blog12/10/2018

The Fed tells us that the Millennials are less wealthy and lower-income than others. But the Fed ignores its own role in stifling wealth growth among the young.

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Frank S. Meyer: The Fusionist as Libertarian

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/08/2018Articles of Interest
Rothbard examines conservatism by using as a fulcrum and analysis of the views of the leading conservative fusionist, Frank S. Meyer.
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French Protestors Fume over Climate Taxes and a Rising Cost of Living

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/04/2018

French protests over a new climate-change-inspired fuel tax highlight high costs imposed on ordinary people by climate-change policies.

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For Climate Interventionists, New Taxes are Only the Beginning

The climate interventionists won’t stop with a carbon tax. How do I know? Because they've said so.

12/04/2018Power & Market
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Free Will and the Market Place

Free Markets

Blog11/29/2018

If the laws of economics are either unknown or not heeded, the inevitable penalty will be an economy of scarcity and poverty.

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Forced Sterilizations in Peru — Paid for by US Taxpayers

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/25/2018

The US government used foreign aid to spread a eugenics-tinged sterilization policy in Peru in the late 1990s.

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