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Commodity Prices Debunk the "Blame Ukraine" Excuse for Inflation

Global EconomyInflation

Blog33 min ago

Inflationists will blame inflation on anything and everything except the only thing that makes all prices, which are measured in monetary units, rise at the same: Money supply growth rising faster than real economic output.

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Coto Mixto: Anarchy in Galicia

AnarchyAntipoliticsWorld History

Blog06/03/2023

People commonly believe that a society without central political authority will dissolve into chaos. But a small kingdom within Spain existed peacefully for seven hundred years under what we would call anarchy.

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Can We Understand AI? A Response to Jordan Peterson’s Podcast

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLaw

Blog06/01/2023

All too often, when we see a new technology we don't understand, our natural inclination is to condemn it. Artificial intelligence is no exception.

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Can We Protect Ourselves from Inflation?

The FedInflationU.S. Economy

Blog05/27/2023

Despite all of the inflation-fighting talk from the Fed, the truth is that the government benefits from inflating the currency. We need to know how to defend ourselves.

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Committing Domestic Violence against Men . . . Just for a Giggle

LawMedia and Culture

Blog05/22/2023

Domestic violence is a stain on society, but it is worse if we only care about violence committed against people of one sex.

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Crowding Out: The Fed May Be Killing the Private Sector to Save the Government

Money and Banks

Blog05/20/2023

A "soft landing" is impossible unless the government cuts both taxes and government spending at the same time interest rates are rising. This won't happen, so get ready for a hard landing. 

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Comprehensive Reform versus Piecemeal Reform

Decentralization and SecessionDemocracyHayekPoliticsU.S. History

Blog05/09/2023

Should political reform be the result of a much-discussed comprehensive plan? Or should it come about through decentralized decision-making that deals with the situations at hand?

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Congress Ignores Real Debt Ceiling Drama

Cronyism and CorporatismPoliticsTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog05/02/2023
The looming economic crisis is a symptom of our moral and philosophic crisis.
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