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They Said Things Would Be Much Worse in States without Lockdowns. They Were Wrong.

Blog03/18/2021

When Georgia and Florida scaled back covid restrictions, the experts predicted far more death in the "open states" than in the locked down states like New York and California. The numbers tell a different story. 

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How a Small Rise in Bond Yields May Create a Financial Crisis

Financial Markets

Blog03/18/2021

The risk of a financial crisis does not come from rising bond yields. The risk of a financial crisis was created by lowering bond yields to unrealistic and unjustifiable levels in the first place.

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The Never-Ending Battle between Leviathan and Liberty

World History

Blog03/18/2021

Few political follies are more hazardous than presuming that one’s liberties are forever safe. If liberty is God’s gift to humanity, then why were most people who ever lived on Earth denied this divine bequest?

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The Destructive Power of Keynesian Spending Plans

Taxes and Spending

Blog03/17/2021

The more the government spends, the worse it is for the health of the economy and thus for economic growth. Experts who advocate for very strong government stimulus never bother to ask how those measures are going to be supported by the larger economy.

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A $15 Minimum Wage Would Be a Huge Blow to the Small Business Economy

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog03/17/2021

Wage hike advocates effectively seek to force entrepreneurs to raise the costs of production after many of them have barely survived what became a catastrophic 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Why Is Economic Journalism So Bad?

Economic PolicyFinancial MarketsU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/16/2021

The financial press gives us the what, when we need the how and why. Economic journalism needs a reset.

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With Victoria Nuland Nomination, Biden Signals a Return to Bush-Obama-Era Foreign Policy

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/16/2021

Nuland was an advisor to ultrainterventionist Dick Cheney and would continue the costly expansionist policies of the Bush and Obama years. 

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Hoppe's The Great Fiction, Expanded Second Edition—Now Available

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog03/16/2021

The second edition of The Great Fiction will be welcomed by all readers interested in the theoretical foundations of a free society.

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