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After Brexit: Germany and the EU Will Look to Asia

Global EconomyWorld History

The importance of Asia as a trade partner will drive future EU and German policy.
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Arizona's Government Has Adopted New Pro-Gold Reforms

Gold Standard

Arizona will no longer impose taxes on capital gains from gold and silver. It's for now a small thing, but an important one.
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Americans Are More Mobile Than Many Other Societies — And That's Not Always Good

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Americans are more mobile residents of other countries, and this has many economic benefits. But residential mobility also has a number of hidden costs.
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Audit the Pentagon

The FedStrategy

No one knows what the Pentagon does with your money — including the Pentagon.
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Alan Greenspan Admits Ron Paul Was Right About Gold

Now that his career at the Fed is over, Alan Greenspan remembers what he already knew about gold and the gold standard.
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Abolish the One-Man Presidency

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


Alexander Hamilton wanted a strong single executive who could maximize "secrecy" and "dispatch." Unfortunately, he got what he wanted.

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A Problem with National Homicide Statistics

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Too much aggregation: It's not just a problem for economic data.
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Advertisers Aren't As Powerful As We Think

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Experience suggests that advertising and propaganda aren't as powerful as we assume them to be. This has both economic and political implications.
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