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How the Fed Enables Money Creation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/11/2018

It's true that the Fed doesn't directly set a target for money creation. But by setting interest-rate targets, the Fed adopts a de facto policy of money creation. 

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How Keynes Took Over the World

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/09/2018Books
In a few short years, Keynes conquered the economics profession and transformed public policy. How?

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How Protectionism Squanders Capital

06/07/2018Power & Market

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How Business Owners Take Cues From Interest Rates

Blog06/01/2018

To keep market share, business owners must respond to increases in consumer demands — even if owners suspect demand is being goosed by money printing.

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History is Clear, Central Banks Fail to Assure Economic Stability

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/31/2018

It is unfortunate that a scholar as careful as Robert Skidelsky has chosen to downplay the historical reality of the failure of central banking.

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How the Saudis Took Donald Trump for a Ride

Donald Trump's crusade against Iran is being helped along by his love affair with the Saudi Regime — and its army of lobbyists.

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How Identity Politics Is Changing Universities

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and Culture

Blog05/26/2018

Even the hard sciences are now expected to adjust reality itself to suit the demands of politicized university departments.

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How the Feds Use Transportation Funds to Spy on You

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog05/22/2018

The federal government relies on state and local officials to run its ever-growing surveillance state. This could also be its Achilles heel.

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Hunter Lewis on Morality

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog05/19/2018

Hunter Lewis presents an important view of morality, derived from Hume, Mises, and Hazlitt.

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