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Men Fleeing Russia's Military Draft Are True Refugees

World History

Blog1 hour ago

When states offer refuge to foreigners seeking to avoid the military draft, these governments perform a humanitarian act, which is helping refugees avoid kidnapping and enslavement. 

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Student Loan Forgiveness Treats the Symptom, Not the Disease

Cronyism and CorporatismProgressivismTaxes and Spending

Blog1 hour ago

President Biden's recent student loan forgiveness initiative only exacerbates the real problem: the cost of a college education, thanks to government intervention, is outrageously high.

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Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog6 hours ago

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

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Genuine Recovery Is Up to Investors, Producers, and Consumer Choice

Booms and BustsFree Markets

Blog6 hours ago

Recovery is genuine only when it reaches the masses of individuals. And recovery comes only from the actions of individuals acting in a free market.

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How to Think about Economic Theory

Blog09/26/2022

Economics is based on human action as purposeful behavior. This means when people act, they try to achieve something. It does not mean that they are always accurate or do the “right thing."

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Eat or Heat: Europeans Already Are Facing Previously Unthinkable Dilemmas

Global EconomyProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/26/2022

The European elites that imposed disastrous covid-19 restrictions, along with "green energy" regimes and sanctions against Russia are now seeing the results of their policies.

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Should the Fed Increase the Money Supply in Response to a Growing Economy?

The FedMonetary Policy

Blog09/26/2022

Standard economic theory states that as an economy grows, the money supply should grow with it. Appealing to the Austrian tradition, Frank Shostak shows that belief is mistaken.

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The Other Immigration Question: Should People from Wealthy Countries Migrate to Poorer Ones?

Free MarketsImmigrationStrategy

Blog09/24/2022

While people from poor countries seek to live in places like the USA because of its stable institutions and welfare state, could migration of people from stable countries to less-developed ones make those countries better off?

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