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The Monetary Base Never Returned to "Normal" After the Great Recession

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/21/2018

M1 and the monetary base are almost equal at this time, but this is unprecedented in modern monetary history, as usually the monetary base is a fraction of M1.

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What Is Economic Growth? (And What Is It Not?)

EntrepreneurshipProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog12/13/2018

Many seem to mistakenly think that economic growth has to do with GDP or producing stuff. It does not.

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Elon Musks's Taxpayer-Funded Gravy Train

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismTaxes and Spending

Blog12/12/2018

The government should put its cozy relationship with Musk on a long, if not permanent, hiatus.

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The State Is Influencing Big Tech’s "Unpersoning" — Now Imagine If It Takes Over Healthcare

Big GovernmentHealthMedia and Culture

Blog12/11/2018

Grow the scope of government and expand the weapons of the state that can be deployed against its political enemies.

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Trump is the Rare Honest Politician about US Debt

12/06/2018Power & Market

The difference between the president and other politicians on spending is that Trump says out loud the part you are supposed to keep quiet.

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Danielle DiMartino Booth on the Fragile Fed Narrative

The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

11/30/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Danielle DiMartino Booth discuss Fed Chairman Jay Powell's performance to date and whether Austrians and permabears overestimate the Fed's influence on the economy.
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Land Use Regulation: A Supply and Demand Analysis of Changing Property Rights

InterventionismPrivate Property

11/28/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Regulation is simply the way in which self-interested public officials provide benefits to self-interested individuals who form interest groups. This is as true in land use as in anything else.
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When the Feds Like Secession: The Case of West Virginia

Blog11/28/2018

West Virginia's secession from Virginia helped Lincoln's government in Washington. So, in that case, secession was apparently A-OK.

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