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China's Slowdown is Exposing the Cracks in the Global Economy

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog03/06/2019

Since 2008, China has amassed a mountain of debt, and continues to operate countless "zombie" companies and money-losing factories.

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Carabini's Liberty, Dicta and Force

03/04/2019Power & Market

"Those in government see solutions to problems they are certain will work. Yet …when their solutions are adopted and enforced the problems either get worse or create other problems worse than the ones for which the solution was designed."

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Cardiology Health Policy: The Clinicians Strike Back

Health

02/28/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Rishi Wadhera on how rigorous science can put healthcare policy under scrutiny and show that the wisdom of the wonks frequently falls short.
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Central Banks Get Scared: Forget About Promises to Reduce Balance Sheets

02/22/2019Power & 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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Cost Sharing: Paying for Healthcare in an Ethical and Sustainable Way

Health

02/18/2019Audio/Video
Can we ever go back to a time when communities took care of the medical needs of their members without the intervention of governments and without the corrupting influence of health insurance? Accad and Koka interview Dale Bellis, founder of Liberty Healthshare.
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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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