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Canada’s Housing Boom Was a Bubble. Now Comes the Bust

Booms and BustsCentral BanksMonetary Policy


Like the USA, Canada has had a central bank–fueled housing boom. Like all other booms, it also has an inevitable ending.

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Canada’s Legal Counterfeiting Ring Is a Product of Progressive Democracy

Central BanksDemocracyInflationMoney and Banks


Canada created its central bank during the Great Depression, ostensibly to stabilize the currency and protect the banking system. Today, that system is falling apart, thanks to inflationary central bank policies.

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Cancel Culture: The Digital Panopticon

Big GovernmentThe Police State


Like Bentham's panopticon, modern cancel culture is built upon fear and online bullying, making people police their own thoughts.

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Canada's Impotent Justice System Is the Product of Dysfunctional Canadian Democracy

Bureaucracy and RegulationDemocracySocialismThe Police State


Violent crime is on the rise in Canada, and its progressive democracy is helpless to stop it. Further empowerment of the state makes things worse.

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Can Civilization Survive without Sound Money?

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyMoney and Banking


Political money is unsound money, and while civilization cannot exist without sound money, it can do without predatory government.

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Central Banks Are Creating the Return of Mugabenomics

Central BanksInflationMonetary PolicyWorld History


Robert Mugabe, once president for life of Zimbabwe, became infamous for hyperinflation and political repression. Today, he is becoming the patron saint of central banking.

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Credit Suisse Collapsed Because of Government Intervention, Not Despite It

Bureaucracy and RegulationInflationMoney and Banks


The standard narrative around current bank failures is that they occur because of a lack of regulation. Credit Suisse was heavily-regulated; that was the problem.

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Climate Activism: The Second Children’s Crusade

The EnvironmentProgressivismWorld History


The "first" Children's Crusade of 1212 ended in tragedy for those taking part. The "second" crusade is not going to produce any happy endings, either.

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