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Inflation Hits 9.1 Percent after Months of Empty Talk at the Fed

Money and Banks

Blog07/13/2022

June was the fifteenth month in a row during which price inflation outpaced earnings growth. June's gap is also among the biggest we've seen in decades.

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Is the Constitution a Centralizing or Decentralizing Document?

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/11/2022

People often speak of the Constitution with reverence, as though it were infallible. However, the Constitution was a centralizing document that cast aside the decentralization of the Articles of Confederation.

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Inflation IS Money Supply Growth, Not Prices Denominated in Money

The FedInflationMoney Supply

Blog07/09/2022

A common error in economics is to label increases price increases inflation. Inflation actually is an increase in the money supply, and that increase leads ultimately to price hikes.

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Is Google’s LaMDA Woke? Its Software Engineers Sure Are

AntipoliticsMedia and Culture

Blog06/22/2022

One of Google's latest projects has been the development of LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications), an artificially intelligent chatbot generator. Alas, Google has created another "woke" monster.

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Independence for Chagossians? Time to End Colonialist Policies

AntipoliticsDecentralization and SecessionDemocracy

Blog06/21/2022

The Mauritius government still denies Chagossians independence, continuing colonial policies.

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In Defense of Defaulting on the National Debt

Cronyism and CorporatismThe FedU.S. Economy

Blog06/20/2022

Conventional wisdom says a country should manage its debts, but what if debt has become uncontrollable?

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Interest Rates Are Rising, but the Fed Continues to Be Reckless

Booms and BustsThe FedInflation

Blog06/10/2022

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates in hopes of reversing some of the inflationary damage it has done for more than a decade. Unfortunately, the Fed already has done incalculable damage to the economy.

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Instead of Uniting the World, Globalization Has Set Nation against Nation

AntipoliticsCronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/04/2022

The Davos crowd sold globalization as a way to bring nations together. Unfortunately, by insisting on political conformity, the globalists have set the world on fire.

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