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Nationalism as National Liberation: Lessons from the End of the Cold War

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog4 hours ago

If we're sure secession in the name of national liberation is so awful, we end up supporting the Soviet Union, and every empire and two-bit dictator who manages to hammer together a variety of disparate groups under a single national banner.

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Nomi Prins: Repo Injections Are QE by Another Name

The FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog01/31/2020

The Fed's balance sheet has risen to $4.1 trillion from $3.7 trillion in August. Nomi Prins discusses what this policy shift means and what it portends for 2020.

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Now Is the Time to De-Escalate War with Iran

War and Foreign Policy

Blog01/06/2020

The Iraqi parliament response to the recent US airstrike — expelling all US troops from Iraq — suggests that an escalation of the ongoing US-Iran conflict would not be as simple as pro-war factions of the US regime would like it to be.

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New Year's Resolutions with F. A. Harper

Big GovernmentU.S. History

Blog12/31/2019

"Truth has a power that cannot be touched by physical force. It is impossible to shoot a truth."

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New Nobel Winners Are Latest Bad Sign for Economic Theory

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog10/16/2019

The economist’s task is not to demonstrate (empirically) that x is associated with y, but to provide a causal explanation of how x affects y.

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Not All Indian Reservations Are Alike

10/16/2019Power & Market

The geographical isolation of a reservation, and the tribal commitment to investment in a casino, energy extraction, and other enterprises can have a sizable impact on the incomes of reservation residents.

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Neurosurgery, Health Policy, and the Free Market: A Conversation with Richard Menger

Health

10/14/2019Audio/Video
Can a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School hold on to free market principles? Accad and Koka discuss health policy and economics with neurosurgeon Dr. Richard Menger.
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