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The Competing Ideologies for the Collectivist Mind

SocialismWorld History

Blog07/25/2022

Modern socialists claim that Hitler's Nazi regime was the antithesis of socialism. Hitler would have disagreed, as he saw himself and his movement as being primarily socialist.

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Do Price Increases or Money Supply Increases Misallocate Resources?

Booms and BustsInflation

Blog07/25/2022

As prices rise, many people—including economists, who should know better—claim that price increases are inflation. They are not.

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Interest Rate Tightening Will Cause Even More Economic Destruction

InflationMonetary Policy

Blog07/23/2022

Rather than contributing to a "soft landing," raising interest rates will continue to destroy wealth.

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The Fallacy of Calls for a "Manhattan Project" to Solve National Economic Challenges

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic Policy

Blog07/23/2022

Politicians, academics, and the media often call for a new Manhattan Project to deal with economic issues. But there is a huge difference between technological problems and economic ones.

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How to Teach Austrian Economics in the Current Political Atmosphere

Economic PolicyEducationAustrian Economics Overview

Blog07/22/2022

As the US political landscape shifts rapidly and college economics departments become increasingly hostile, the way we teach free-market economics will change.

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Like the Fed, the ECB Is Still a Long Way from "Normal" Monetary Policy

Money and Banks

Blog07/22/2022

It's going to take more than a 0 percent policy interest rate and a newly invented name for QE to really address years of monetary inflation. 

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"Transitory" No Longer: Double-Digit Inflation Is Already Here!

Booms and BustsInflation

Blog07/22/2022

Forget the talk from Biden and economists like Paul Krugman. Double-digit inflation is here, and it will be with us for a while.

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The British Agricultural Revolution Gets No Respect

BiographiesEconomic FreedomProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog07/22/2022

Most people think the Industrial Revolution catapulted humanity into modern comfort, but this narrative leaves out the agricultural revolution that had to come first.

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