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The Prussian Aristocrat Who Spoke Out for Liberty

LiberalismWorld History

Blog09/06/2021

Wilhelm von Humboldt ’s opposition to the reactionary policies of his government gained him as much ill-will at court as it did popularity among the people.

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Remember When Conservatives "Canceled" Anyone against the War on Terror? I Do.

Blog09/06/2021

Life in American changed twenty years ago after the 9/11 attacks. Many Americans became enraged at anyone who did not swear allegiance to Bush’s antiterrorism crusade. 

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The Fed's Plan Is Failing: Stagflation Looms as Job Growth Stalls

Money and Banks

Blog09/06/2021

The Fed’s apparent plan to somehow get to full employment and then deal with inflation sounds nice, but reality could easily derail the plan. Meanwhile, job growth is low and prices are rising.

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We Don't Need a Central Bank to Deal with Changes in the "Demand for Money"

Money and Banks

Blog09/04/2021

Just because the demand for money changes over time doesn't mean we need a money supply that changes over time also. 

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How America Abandoned Decentralization and Embraced the State

Decentralization and Secession

Blog09/04/2021

Political decentralization in modern times has shown itself to be the most potent intellectual restraint on the growth of Leviathan. The Constitution is not enough.

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The Rise of Economic Fascism in America

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

Blog09/03/2021

Virtually all of the specific economic policies advocated by the Italian and German fascists of the 1930s have also been adopted in the United States in some form, and continue to be adopted to this day.

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When a Fallacy Isn't Really a Fallacy

Book ReviewsPhilosophy

Blog09/03/2021

Michael Huemer has written outstanding book exposing many of the ways that many people fail to misunderstand logical fallacies in many ideological debates today. 

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This Is a Sign that Price Inflation Will Soon Get Worse

Blog09/03/2021

Price inflation isn't a simple function of increases in the money supply. Rather, it depends on many other factors such as public expectations of future inflation. 

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