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Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsU.S. EconomyWorld History
Before Steve Jobs and the iPhone, there was Malcolm McLean, inventor of the shipping container. McLean made the iPhone—and many other things—possible.
Free MarketsInflationMonetary Policy
When the Nixon administration ended the dollar's ties to gold, it was yet another sad chapter in the US government's abuse of its currency. And the government learned nothing.
AntipoliticsBureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism
Aided by state intervention, disinformation is becoming a way of life in communications.
Economic FreedomMonetary PolicyProperty RightsSocialism
Development economists often confuse natural resources with wealth and then are puzzled when countries rich in resources experience widespread poverty. Free markets lead to creation of wealth, period.
Politicians declare that their top priority is improving environmental quality. Their inflationary policies say otherwise.
During May 2022, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 6.97 percent. That's down from April's rate of 7.25 percent, and down from May 2021's rate of 15.4 percent. The growth rate peaked in February 2021 at 23.12 percent.
More than sixty years after being "liberated" by Fidel Castro and communism, Cuba has become a large slave state where people enjoy little freedom.
Economic FreedomFree Markets
A standard criticism of free markets is that markets promote inequality. It is time to debunk that false claim.