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The Housing Boom Is Already Over. The Housing Shortage Will Continue.

U.S. Economy


One might assume that new rounds of monetary stimulus will bring new peaks in housing construction, reversing the ongoing housing shortage.  That hasn't happened.

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The Rise and Fall of Trussonomics

Big GovernmentEuropeFree MarketsStrategy


In presenting her economic plan, Liz Truss failed spectacularly on one thing: cutting spending. Otherwise, a "tax cut" is not a tax cut at all.

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The Missing Factor in Britain's Economic Recovery Plan

Big GovernmentEuropeKeynes


As the British economy falters, the government returns to its Keynesian roots. They will find once again that the legacy of J.M. Keynes is inflation and economic ruin.

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The Election Won't Change Much in DC. The Real Battle Is Now in the States.

U.S. History


It will be nearly impossible to make any real changes in Washington for the next two years. The real battles are now in the states. 

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The Science Is Wrong: It's Soil, Not Oil

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment


If the so-called experts really want to reduce CO2 emissions, they should look at improving farming methods and forestry, not ridding us of fossil fuels.

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The End of World Dollar Hegemony: Turning the USA into Weimar Germany

Booms and BustsInflation


Americans think hyperinflation can't happen here. Yet government spending and money creation are out of control, and it will not take much to trigger massive price hikes.

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Today's Inflation Surge Should Discredit Modern Monetary Theory Forever


Modern monetary theory assured us that printing money wouldn't create an inflation problem. Oddly enough, we don't seem to hear much from the MMTers anymore.

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The Number of Employed Workers Fell in October and Price Inflation Continues to Outpace Wages

U.S. EconomyU.S. History


The jobs data is worse than the latest headlines suggest, and workers are staring at falling real wages, declining savings, and mounting debt. We can thank the Fed. 

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