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Giving Thanks to Society’s Economic Benefactors

CapitalismPoverty

Blog44 min ago
As Thanksgiving approaches, we should be thankful to society’s economic benefactors rather than condemning them because of the wrongheaded ideology of egalitarianism.
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Was the Election Free and Fair? The American Foreign Policy Establishment Doesn't Care.

Blog3 hours ago

Regardless of how one feels about Donald Trump, anyone who values fair play, honesty, and the votes of legal voters should want thorough audits and investigations into the election process.

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Why the IMF Is Wrong about Liquidity Traps

Blog3 hours ago

As with seemingly everything else, the proposed answer to "liquidity traps" is loose monetary policy. In reality, the answer lies in encouraging savings and investment with sound money. 

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Debunking Seven Common Criticisms of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog8 hours ago

If people want to dismiss this school of thought, which many seem inclined to do for political (not theoretical) reasons, at least they should do so based on facts and knowledge, not on falsehoods.

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What the Covid Vaccine Hype Fails to Mention

Health

Blog11/24/2020

If there were a reduction in mortality from these vaccines, that information would be in the first paragraph of the announcement. But it's not there, which suggests the vaccines aren't as effective as claimed. 

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Those Who Fear Disease Most Are Most Likely to Prefer Authoritarian Regimes

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog11/24/2020

Researchers have suggested for years that "pathogen prevalence" can be used to predict the public's embrace of despotism.

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2021 Would Be a Great Time to Audit the Fed

The FedStrategy

Blog11/24/2020

In spite of its relentless public relations efforts claiming the opposite, the Fed remains a leading reason for the impoverishment of working-class and middle-class families. 

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What Chile’s Vote to Change Its Constitution Means for Its Future

Economic FreedomWorld History

Blog11/23/2020

In recent decades, Chile set itself apart from the rest of Latin America with successful market reforms and a stable political system. Average Chileans prospered. But now that's all at risk. 

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