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Real Wages Fall Again as Inflation Surges and the Fed Plays the Blame Game

Blog04/12/2022

Money printing may bring rising wages, but it also brings rising prices for goods and services. And those increases are outpacing the wage increases.

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Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Is Just the Latest Expression of Pan-Slavic Authoritarianism

DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/08/2022

Trying to understand the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the exclusive viewpoint of modern Western democracy is to ignore the long history of authoritarian leadership in Russia.

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Rothbard on Today's Progressive War Jingoism

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/29/2022

Rothbard the historian explained so well how the true progressive goal was always to remake America domestically by promoting war.

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Real Scientific Inquiry Requires Dissent. But That's Not What the CDC and JAMA Want.

Health

Blog03/19/2022

The scientific method requires free and open dissent from any scientific hypothesis. Yet JAMA is requesting that medical boards become a new Inquisition to root out heresy and apostasy from CDC doctrines.

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Russia Isn't Nearly as Isolated as Washington Wants You to Believe

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/16/2022

Those gloating about Russia being "cut off" are overstating the case. In fact, many of the world's largest countries have shown a reluctance to participate in the US's sanction schemes, and even close US allies aren't going along with it.

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Russia and China Aren't the Natural Allies Many Assume Them to Be

Blog02/24/2022

Russia and China may share an interest in countering US hegemony, but the two states also must deal with many sources of conflict, from trade blocs to border wars. 

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Russian Weakness and the Russian "Threat" to the West

Blog02/23/2022

From economic power to demographics to military spending, Russia simply doesn't have the ability to be a great power that threatens anyone outside its "near abroad." 

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Report from Canada: The Regime Is Lying about the Truckers

World History

Blog02/11/2022

Here in Canada, the trucker protesters (and their supporters) have been civil and maintained the usual Canadian niceness. This civility has not been reciprocated by the political class.

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