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Before "Fake News," America Invented "Pseudo Events"

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog08/15/2017

For decades, the American media has been skillfully perfecting the art of creating its own "pseudo events" when real news has been hard to find.

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Bank of Canada Raises Rates for First Time in 7 Years

Money and Banking

07/12/2017Mises Wire
It may be minor, but this week's rate hike should be just high enough so the Bank of Canada can cut them again when things start to get tough.
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Beware the Predictions of "Experts" Like Janet Yellen

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/03/2017
Alarm bells go off when an economist, central banker or government official declares there’s no danger of economic turmoil in the near future.
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Brexit Has Put EU Politicians in Panic Mode

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/15/2017
The UK is in a much better negotiating position than the EU, and the EU knows it.
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Bob Murphy: Where Monetarism Goes Wrong

The FedU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

05/12/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy discuss monetarism, and the differences between the Austrian and Chicago schools.
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Browse the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog03/27/2017
We've recently made it easier for readers to browse the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.
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Brexit Might Pave the Way for an Independent Scotland

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog03/13/2017
As with the UK and the EU, predictions of post-secession economic doom should be ignored.
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Beware "Revenue Neutral" Tax Reform

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/12/2017

There is a lot of talk about tax reform these days. Not surprisingly, none of it involves cutting spending or lessening government revenue.

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