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My Favorite Antiwar Protest: A Time of Mounted Park Police and "Free Speech Zones"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog12/21/2021

The antiwar movement had been comatose for five years, ever since Obama ascended into the White House. But the potential of a new war in Syria revived moribund activists.

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Welcome to a New Chapter in the Latest Boom-Bust Cycle

Money and Banks

Blog12/21/2021

The Fed admits inflation is a problem, so now begins the search to find a fix that doesn't involve a recession or anything else that might allow the economy to heal its malinvestments.

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New York State Has Imposed New Covid Rituals. This Time There's Some Resistance.

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/20/2021

With new mask and vaccine mandates, New York's Governor Kathy Hochul has reaffirmed the state’s status as the nation’s most zealous practitioner of covid cultism.

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No, Sen. Warren, Greed Is Not Causing Inflation

U.S. Economy

Blog12/20/2021

If evil corporations are to blame for rising prices in 2021, as Elizabeth Warren says, I imagine that they were magnanimous and generous corporations when there was low or no inflation, right?

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Who Will Inflate Faster? Europe or the Fed?

Money and Banks

Blog12/18/2021

The demand for money is key in exchange rates and a major factor in the exchange rate is the relative change in the growth of respective money supplies. 

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Why "Macro" Thinking in Economics Is Such a Problem

Socialism

Blog12/18/2021

The knowledge of government planners is much overrated. Instead, we must "trust no man beyond his infinitesimal area of competence; hold him to the very little he knows."

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The Fed Is Hawkish Now? I’ll Believe It When I See It.

Money and Banks

Blog12/17/2021

We're told they're hawks now, but the Fed is still thinking the way it has thought for the entirety of the twelve years since 2009, when today’s QE experiment began.

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A Forgotten Misesian: Remembering Philip Cortney

Blog12/17/2021

The career of Philip Cortney, a friend of Mises and Hazlitt, provides some interesting insight into the first generation of the American Austrian school.

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