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Recent Brexit Trade Drama Shows that Europe Doesn't Really Want Free Trade

EU politicians seem far more concerned with political games than with trade liberalization.

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Paul Volcker's New Memoir: A Broadside Against his Successors?

10/30/2018Power & Market

Mr. Volcker's memoirs hopefully will serve as a much-needed corrective against the inanity of monetary policy today.

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Why Public Debt Is a Problem — And Trade Deficits Aren't

Private debts are privately paid. Public debts are paid by the taxpayer. 

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Our Easy-Money Economy Is Not Sustainable

Financial MarketsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

What causes financial crises, domestic and global, is the underlying, continuing credit expansion.

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Patrick Newman: Rothbard in the 21st Century

BiographiesStrategyU.S. EconomyU.S. History

10/19/2018Audio/Video
Patrick Newman on what Murray Rothbard can still teach us today.
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Yes, PC is Real. Yes, it is Illiberal

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog10/16/2018

 If you believe The Atlantic, rejection of PC culture is hardly limited to the Right.

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Daniel Lacalle on the Biggest Bubble of All

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

10/12/2018Audio/Video
Daniel Lacalle and Jeff Deist discuss why all of us have a stake in seeing central bank balance sheets shrink.
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What Hayek Said about the "Nobel Prize" in Economics

10/08/2018Power & Market

Today let us celebrate Friedrich Hayek, the reluctant  and worthy Nobel winner.

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