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Don't Call It Capitalism: The Fed's $8 Trillion Hoard of Financial Assets

Money and Banks

Blog01/19/2023

Now would be a great time to stop pretending that the financial sector is "free market" or that price inflation and cost-of-living surges are somehow all the fault of "capitalism."

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The Modern State Cannot Exist without Fiat Money

U.S. HistoryBusiness CyclesGold StandardMonetary Theory

Blog01/19/2023

Fiat money is the fuel of the modern Leviathan state. If we wish to have freedom, we must have sound money.

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The State Will Always Set the Rules in Its Favor

AntipoliticsBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog01/19/2023

Remember Lady Justice, who wears a blindfold and holds the scales? She is a state creation, too, and when it comes to state wrongdoing, her thumb holds the scales down.

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How Can We Restore Freedom and Sound Money in the US and the UK? Some Ideas

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsMonetary PolicyGold Standard

Blog01/18/2023

It is no secret that freedom, both socially and economically, are disappearing in the USA and Great Britain. The consequences will be most severe if we do not reverse these patterns.

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Hans-Hermann Hoppe on For a New Liberty at 50

Book ReviewsPolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2023

No one will read For a New Liberty and not see the world with very different eyes afterward.

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The Rise and Fall of Good Money: A Tale of the Market and the State

Gold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog01/18/2023

Once upon a time, the USA had sound, reliable money. Then, a small group of "really intelligent" people decided to "improve" it. We know the rest of the story.

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Why the Fed Is Bankrupt and Why That Means More Inflation

U.S. History

Blog01/17/2023

The Fed is insolvent, and that means that it will bail itself out by printing money. For ordinary people, that means inflation and a rising cost of living. 

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Political Salvation Is Slow Suicide

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism

Blog01/17/2023

For all of the political "reforms" being tossed about, the truth is that government is slowly strangling the life out of our society.

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