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Shrinkflation, Inflation’s Sneaky Cousin, Is on the Rise

Inflation

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We've all hear the reports of inflation by now, but what about the shrinkflation going on?

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Why Friedman Was Wrong About Booms and Busts

Blog07/27/2021

Central banks are in a loop of repeatedly intervening to "fix" the problems caused by earlier central-bank interventions. The result will only  be recurring busts.

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Why Progressives Will Never Accept Market-Based Medical Care

Health

Blog07/27/2021

Even during their most bloody and repressive years, progressives praised Mao's China, Cuba, and the USSR, because they offered "free" healthcare. Progressives are simply uninterested in any argument in favor of private healthcare. 

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Secession and the Production of Defense

Decentralization and Secession

Blog07/26/2021

Jörg Guido Hülsmann examines the economics of guerrilla warfare and how secessionist movements can succeed against a larger state. 

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Canada's Left Is Pushing Some Albertans To See the Benefits of Secession

Decentralization and Secession

Blog07/26/2021

The present Trudeau administration has continued straining economic relations with the western provinces. And the government’s tough lockdowns have heightened polarization in Canadian politics,

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Jan Tinbergen, Pioneer of Central Planning

Book Reviews

Blog07/26/2021

Every time something good seemed to emerge from Tinbergen’s work, he seems to have managed to twist it in an awful direction.

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We Can Have Low Interest Rates Or Robust Growth. But Not Both.

Money and Banks

Blog07/24/2021

You can have strong growth, or you can have negative interest rates with low bond yields. You can't have all at the same time. 

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Salazar: The Dictator Who Refused to Die

World History

Blog07/24/2021

"I doubt whether there is today in any democracy … personal liberty as well secured as it was then in Portugal.”

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