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Debt-Fueled Demand and Oil Price Inflation Brings Airfares Roaring Back

U.S. Economy

Blog06/03/2022

Airfares may surge 40 percent or more in 2022. This could be the biggest price increase in many decades. 

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The Russian Economy and the Social Contract: The Path to a Deplorable Reality

Economic FreedomSocialismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/03/2022

When the USSR collapsed, it was hoped that Russia would develop a free market economy and respect individual rights. Unfortunately, the situation there is deteriorating.

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Don't Be Fooled: The World's Central Bankers Still Love Inflation

Blog06/02/2022

The Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the American Fed, and the Bank of Japan are all talking a lot about inflation, but none are embracing any real change.

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The WHO's Pandemic Treaty: The End of National Sovereignty and Freedom

Anti-PoliticsBig GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationPaternalismSocialism

Blog06/02/2022

The proposed WHO Pandemic Treaty is nothing less than an exercise in medical totalitarianism. Welcome to the rule of the medical bureaucrat.

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Why Russia's Authoritarian Regime Continues to Enjoy Public Support

Anti-PoliticsDemocracyLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog06/02/2022

Vladimir Putin (not unlike President George W. Bush) has led his country into a destructive war, yet the Russian political leadership enjoys wide public support.

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The Place of the Austrian School in the Evolution of Economics

World History

Blog06/02/2022

The greatness of the nineteenth century consisted in the fact that to some extent the ideas of classical economics became the dominant philosophy of state and society.

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Politicizing Mass Shootings Only Guarantees There Will Be More of Them

ProgressivismThe Police State

Blog06/01/2022

Mass shootings are bad enough, but progressives have turned them into political events. They then claim that further politicizing these tragedies will reduce their number.

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Does an Increase in Demand Cause Economic Growth? How Keynesians Reverse the Roles of Demand and Supply

KeynesMonetary PolicyFiscal Theory

Blog06/01/2022

Standard Keynesian theory posits that if the economy slows, government can revitalize it by increasing spending, which supposedly creates new demand. But government can't create something from nothing.

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