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Why Price Deflation Is Always Good News

Money and Banks

Blog32 min ago

A general decline in prices is good news for wealth generators, since deflation means the economy is cleaning out its bubble-fueled, wealth-destroying activities.

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Will the Fed Pop the Everything Bubble?

Blog01/26/2022

The Federal Reserve is aware of the “bubble of everything” created in recent years and the elevated levels of debt throughout the economy. But any tightening is likely to trigger a recession.

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Why Jordan Peterson Quit Academia

Education

Blog01/26/2022

Academia not only generated this cultural revolution but was the site first ravaged by it. Higher education is long gone, and Peterson’s retirement from it is somewhat anticlimactic.

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Will Europe's Politicians Ever Get their Coveted Universal Vaccination?

World History

Blog01/22/2022

Politicians around the world have managed to threaten, cajole, and force vaccination on millions of their citizens. But resistance remains, and protests are growing.

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Why They Want to Keep the "Health Emergency" Going Forever

U.S. History

Blog01/18/2022

When the Democratic Colorado governor slightly scaled back covid mandates, he met furious opposition from the Left. Expect these people to push mandates forever. 

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Why Moderates Attack Radicals

U.S. History

Who do the moderates fear most? Not the state and its countless atrocities and injustices. No, they mostly fear the radicals.

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Who Needs Personal Responsibility When We Can Just Trust Our Overlords?

Socialism

Blog01/18/2022

Across so many fields, from money to nutrition, I’ve found that the corollary to the government-heavy approach is a desire not to make choices for oneself.

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When Higher Prices Are Not Inflation

Money and Banks

Blog01/17/2022

Monetary inflation results in a general rise in prices, often called "price inflation." But rising prices are not always "inflation." In any case, more government regs and subsidies won't help.

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