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Why Intellectual Property Isn't Necessary to Reward Innovation

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog1 hour ago

Like new money, knowledge spreads unevenly through the economy in a kind of Cantillon effect. Here's what that means for different market actors

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Why Fighting Inflation Is Not a Priority for the Fed

Money and Banks

Blog01/28/2022

"I get the impression that these people … believe the threat of inflation pales in comparison to climate change and racial inequities."

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Washington Still Won't Admit the Real Cause of Price Inflation

Majority Rule

Blog01/27/2022

If a politician has no clue about what causes price inflation, she probably isn't going to have any idea about how to fix the problem.

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Why Price Deflation Is Always Good News

Money and Banks

Blog01/27/2022

A general decline in prices is good news for wealth generators, since deflation means the economy is cleaning out its bubble-fueled, wealth-destroying activities.

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Will the Fed Pop the Everything Bubble?

Blog01/26/2022

The Federal Reserve is aware of the “bubble of everything” created in recent years and the elevated levels of debt throughout the economy. But any tightening is likely to trigger a recession.

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Why Jordan Peterson Quit Academia

Education

Blog01/26/2022

Academia not only generated this cultural revolution but was the site first ravaged by it. Higher education is long gone, and Peterson’s retirement from it is somewhat anticlimactic.

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Will Europe's Politicians Ever Get their Coveted Universal Vaccination?

World History

Blog01/22/2022

Politicians around the world have managed to threaten, cajole, and force vaccination on millions of their citizens. But resistance remains, and protests are growing.

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Why They Want to Keep the "Health Emergency" Going Forever

U.S. History

Blog01/18/2022

When the Democratic Colorado governor slightly scaled back covid mandates, he met furious opposition from the Left. Expect these people to push mandates forever. 

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