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InflationMonetary PolicyMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought
According to mainstream economists, the expectation of inflation leads to higher prices. That is impossible, however, because actual inflation involves real increases in the money supply.
Economic PolicyFinancial MarketsMedia and CultureU.S. Economy
According to a Brown University professor, ExxonMobil threatens our democratic republic by purchasing another company. The totalitarian woke atmosphere in American higher education is the real threat.
Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismTaxes and Spending
When the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare mandates really are taxes, it twisted logic into a pretzel. Forcing people to pay for health insurance is still a mandate.
DemocracyThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy
While Israel receives praise for being a "democracy" in the undemocratic Middle East, its surveillance policies mirror those of China, which is decidedly not democratic.
Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyMinarchyProgressivism
An unfortunate consequence of increased wealth is the growth of the parasitic consumptive class of political and cultural elites. Labor migrations often follow in the wake of damage that elites do.
Big GovernmentThe FedPoliticsU.S. History
The leviathan US state would not be possible without the Fed underwriting its growth. But the Fed is not all-powerful, nor can it continue to exist by only creating chaos.
David Gordon reviews Dan Moller's book Governing Least: A New England Libertarianism, in which the author examines the issue of a welfare state in a libertarian society.
Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy
All the ingredients of a significant global slowdown are already in place, including weak PMIs and weakening consumer confidence. The geopolitical implications of conflict in the Middle East will last for many years.