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Central Banks Have Been Hedging Rampant Regulation. Will This End Now?

Central BanksFinancial MarketsInflation

Blog4 hours ago

The latest bout of inflation has exposed how central banks around the world have used easy money policies to help cover for the economic drag created by the regulatory state.

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It Is Time to Put the Red Flag to Red-Flag Laws

ProgressivismThe Police State

Blog08/09/2022

Both progressives and conservatives are touting so-called red-flag laws as a means to prevent mass shootings. But many shootings already have occurred in states that have these laws.

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"Coup" Means Whatever the Regime Wants It to Mean

World History

Blog08/09/2022

If the situation were reversed and protestors had invaded the Capitol to support a left-wing candidate, we can be sure that the vocabulary used to describe the event would be quite different. 

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Why the "New World Order" Is Impossible to Implement without Creating Mass Chaos

Economic FreedomProgressivismThe Police State

Global elites have a "wonderful" plan for the rest of us, even if they don't intend to live within its strictures.

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Before Progressives Condemn Capitalism, They Should Be Able to Define It

Central BanksFree MarketsProgressivismCapital and Interest Theory

Blog08/08/2022

Although progressives and their allies might condemn capitalism, they rarely can define it.

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The Agenda behind Climate Change Catastrophism

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismSocialism

Blog08/08/2022

On top of Congress passing the "Climate Relief Bill," environmentalists also demand that President Joe Biden declare a "climate emergency" in order to seize new powers ostensibly to combat dreaded climate change. However, climate alarmism is not based on reality.

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Germany Can Save Itself, and Possibly the World, by Abandoning Four Failed Policies

Global EconomyStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/08/2022

Germany's foray into green energy is turning out to be a disaster, but abandoning the green utopia is only the first stage for that country. It is time to put common sense and sound economics at the forefront of German policy making.

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Surveys or Specifics: Do Economies Respond to Consumer Expectations or the Facts at Hand?

Free MarketsRationalismBusiness Cycles

Blog08/06/2022

Much is made of surveys determining consumer confidence in the economy. Expectations, however, must line up both with proper economic theories and the information at hand.

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