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A History of Venezuelan Inflation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/07/2018

The Bolívar’s collapse is rather tragic, considering the Bolívar was actually one of Latin Americas’ strongest currencies during Venezuela’s peak from the 1950s to 1970s.

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A Government-Imposed Minimum Wage for Pro Hockey Players?

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/05/2018

Minor-league hockey players know what they're getting into when they sign their contracts. But now they want the government to overturn their contracts and force a pay raise.

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About Civility...

11/30/2018Power & Market

We hardly should expect an America so wracked by politics to remain civil.

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Abenomics: Fool Me Once

Blog11/30/2018

There's only one way to fund a new public-works project or "stimulus" scheme: through money stolen from the taxpayers.

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A Brief History of French Socialists

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/26/2018

France did not adopt collectivism overnight. Rather, it has seen key periods that have made France fertile soil for a certain brand of aggressive socialism.

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Against the Zeitgeist

StrategyPolitical Theory

11/25/2018Speeches
The spirit and tenor of our age are illiberal; we should reject its language, premises, and narratives.
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A Rising Money Supply Doesn't Necessarily Lead to Rising Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/24/2018

Increases in the money supply need not always be followed by general increases in prices, as prices are determined by both real and monetary factors.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Won't Be the One to Finally Make Socialism Work

Blog11/22/2018

Trying to explain economics to progressives is like trying to explain to a flat-earther how a satellite orbits the planet.

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