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Europe Struggles as the ECB Pretends to Know What It's Doing

The ECB is treating Europe's ailing economy with the same poison that made it ill in the first place.

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100 Years of Wilsonian Wars for "Democracy"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/27/2018

For a century now, Woodrow Wilson's ideology of forced democratization and ideological warfare continues to dominate American foreign policy.

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What the Midterms Mean

Big GovernmentStrategy

Blog11/05/2018

We argue viciously about who governs us from DC, less so about how and whether they should.

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Recent Brexit Trade Drama Shows that Europe Doesn't Really Want Free Trade

EU politicians seem far more concerned with political games than with trade liberalization.

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Why Public Debt Is a Problem — And Trade Deficits Aren't

Private debts are privately paid. Public debts are paid by the taxpayer. 

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Our Easy-Money Economy Is Not Sustainable

Financial MarketsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

What causes financial crises, domestic and global, is the underlying, continuing credit expansion.

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Yes, PC is Real. Yes, it is Illiberal

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog10/16/2018

 If you believe The Atlantic, rejection of PC culture is hardly limited to the Right.

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