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Why Understanding "Roundaboutness" Is so Important

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog03/09/2017
Making production processes more roundabout results in greater production in terms of the quantity produced and a lower cost on a per-unit basis.
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World Power, World Policy, and the United States in 1917

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog03/07/2017
Like the European powers in the run up to the Great War, the United States was very active in new imperialist adventures.
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The "New Normal" of Ultra-Low Interest Rates

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/14/2017
After nine years of unwarranted and irrational monetary policy, some people are taking the current monetary regime as normal and natural.
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1917: Early Moves Toward American Intervention in World War I

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog02/06/2017
Germans feared American intervention in the war, just as British propagandists moved to push American involvement.
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A Heartless "Solution" to the Heroin Epidemic

HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog01/30/2017
By over-prescribing opiate painkillers, doctors drive many to heroin. Some conservatives want to "solve" the problem by imprisoning more addicts.
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"These Deeply Momentous Things": United States Intervention into World War I

World History

Blog01/09/2017

With 2017 now upon us, we are moving toward the hundredth anniversary of direct American intervention into the Great War in April 1917.

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True Liberalism: A Personal Reflection in Honor of Ralph Raico

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/06/2017

We can build upon our understanding of liberalism, but as Ralph would stress, we should never forget our traditions, or discount our principles.

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Get Ready for Passport "Globalization"

Global EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog12/30/2016

There are two new trends in passports. One is toward a single global issuer of passports. The other is toward "citizenship by investment."

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