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What Spooner Can Teach Us in Our Age of Neofascism

U.S. History

Blog2 min ago

Neo-Spoonerism: there is no treason against the federal government, because the federal government does not abide by the document which it claims as its foundational authority to govern.

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Three Things the Fed Must Do to Normalize Bond Markets

Money and Banks

Blog5 hours ago

Policy normalization—defined as closing down the nonconventional toolbox and restoring a well-functioning price-signaling mechanism to the bond market—is difficult but possible.

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Paul Krugman's One-Man War on Science

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/20/2021

One cannot declare the scientific method simultaneously to be both valid and invalid, yet, this is what Krugman is doing.

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How the West Pushed back the Frontiers of Death

World History

Blog10/20/2021

Thanks to capital accumulation and other innovations in the West, life expectancy grew beyond anything previously imagined. The benefits spread from there.

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GDP Tells Us Little about the Health of an Economy

Blog10/20/2021

If people decide to save rather than spend, this could lead to a fall in GDP, even though people are becoming better off beyond the short term.

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Governments Love Inflation, and They Won't Do Anything to Stop It

Booms and Busts

Blog10/19/2021

In spite of what they say, governments will do nothing about inflation. Even though "money printing" is the real cause of this, governments will just keep blaming red herrings like supply chain problems.

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Yes, They Are Coming for the Oil Companies

Blog10/19/2021

The Biden administration will use the SEC to squeeze oil and gas companies on "climate risk." As is typical for progressive schemes that drive up the cost of living, the working classes will suffer the most.

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"Idle Resources" Are Problems Caused by the Central Bank

Money and Banks

Blog10/18/2021

It is not possible to replace productive credit by means of the easy monetary policies of the central bank. If this could have been done, then the world would have already ended poverty. 

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