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Central Banks Get Scared: Forget About Promises to Reduce Balance Sheets

10 hours agoPower & Market

Facing an unimpressive economy, the Fed is already backing off its supposed plans to rise interest rates and scale back its balance sheet.

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Capitalism Doesn't Cause Consumerism — Governments Do

InterventionismPolitical Theory

02/14/2019Audio/Video
It's government — not markets — that intervene to "stimulate" ever greater amounts of spending and consumption. A healthy market economy, meanwhile, relies on both saving and spending.
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Capitalism as It Is and as It Is Seen by the Common Man

EducationFree MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog02/11/2019

Even in the heyday of liberalism only a few people had a full grasp of the functioning of the market economy. 

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Crony Capitalism in Scientific Research

02/07/2019Power & Market

The government pays for it, but then a German publisher or a university likely owns it.

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Capitalism Doesn't Cause Consumerism — Governments Do

Global EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/21/2019

It's government — not markets — that intervene to "stimulate" ever greater amounts of spending and consumption. A healthy market economy, meanwhile,  relies on both saving and spending.

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Codes to Live By

Philosophy and Methodology

01/11/2019Reviews
Hazlitt sees clearly that because capitalism promotes freedom, justice and productivity it has far more right to be called "social" (or "moral") than socialism which in its despotism actually promotes a code of immorality.
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Cultural Marxism Is Real

Blog01/09/2019

The term "cultural Marxism" has been in circulation for over forty years and describes an indentifiable intellectual movement.

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