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Michael Malice on North Korea's "Economy"

Big GovernmentGlobal Economy

02/16/2018Audio/Video
Michael Malice and Jeff Deist discuss the bizarre economics of life in a country with virtually no outside trade.
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Mark Thornton: Is the Bust Here?

Booms and BustsThe FedU.S. Economy

02/09/2018Audio/Video
With stock markets in turmoil earlier this week, Mark Thornton and Jeff Deist discuss booms and busts.
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Misleading with Numbers: It's Worse When the Government Does It

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/30/2018
It's alarming how much government will turn to bad and misleading numbers to justify its latest scheme to tax and regulate us for our own good.
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Marriage Licenses: Alabama Legislature Moves Toward Less Government Meddling

Blog01/29/2018
Should the Alabama legislation be passed, government marriage will move closer to being little more than a civil contract, and that's a good thing.
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Minecraft and Crusoe Economics

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Blog01/24/2018
Minecraft serves as a model of a simple, developing economy that — not unlike the real world — continues to develop by accumulating capital.
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Money-Supply Growth Near a Ten-Year Low As Lending Slows

Money Supply

Blog01/16/2018

Growth in the supply of US dollars remained near a multi-year low in December, growing 2.9 percent, year over year.

In November, year-over-year growth in the money supply fell to a 129-month low, growing 2.7 percent. The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate than November 2017...

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