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Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of ThoughtValue and Exchange
There is a growing drumbeat from some high-profile economists to reassure Americans that large increases in income and wealth taxes won’t distort labor markets. Yet much of their arguments are very misleading.
Cronyism and CorporatismThe EnvironmentMoney and Banks
The ECB, always happy to repeat the mistakes of Japan, is likely to start new programs of debt monetization for green projects and claim it is a different, radical and new measure.
During October 2019, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 4.95 percent. That's up from September's rate of 3.10 percent, and was up from October 2018's rate of 3.49 percent.
Philosophy and Methodology
Behavioral economists are masters of comparing apples to oranges and dressing up incorrect statements in fancy language and mathematics.
If governments really want to help former criminals get jobs, they should stop turning so many small-time offenses into crimes.
Paternalism has in recent years made a comeback, but its philosophical foundation is quite flimsy.
Media and Culture
Paul Cantor's new book provides a new look at how the "American dream" is shown in pop culture as offering both hope and frustration.
Big GovernmentMedia and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory