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The Left Is Now Telling Us (Ukrainian) Nazis Aren't So Bad After All

World History

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Members of the Canadian Parliament recently applauded a Ukrainian member of the Nazi Waffen-SS during World War II. Apparently, it's now okay to be a Nazi so long as you're fighting the Russians.

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The House Showdown: Separating Truth from Outright Falsehoods

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismPoliticsStrategy


Read the New York Times (or even National Review) and you'll learn that the budget standoff is between congressional “adults” and right-wing House nutjobs. This is not the case.

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True Money Supply Is the Correct Measure of Inflation, Not Consumer Price Index

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney Supply


The common belief is that inflation is the general rise in consumer prices. However, rising prices are a symptom of inflation, which really is expansion of the money supply.

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Three Cheers for Mises


Today marks the birthday of Ludwig von Mises, and day 5 of our annual Fall Campaign. Will you support liberty today?

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The Partnership from Hell

Economic PolicyThe FedInflationProgressivism


With the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913, the American people began their new "partnership" with the federal government. The results were wars, inflation, and currency debasement.

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The State versus Entrepreneurs: Prosperity Always Loses

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyThe EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship


While governments claim to want the well-being of their citizens, they inevitably attack the real source of prosperity: entrepreneurship.

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The False Framing of Protectionism

Economic PolicyFree MarketsProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy


Protectionists falsely claim that free trade provides only negative consequences to the economy while simultaneously claiming protectionism provides net benefits.

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The Dangerous Myth of a "Soft Landing"

Money and Banks


If the only antidote offered to prevent a 2008-style contraction is monetary easing, then the risk of stagflation is even higher. Without drastic cuts to deficit spending, or a recession, the likely outcome is stagflation.

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