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Introducing the Economics For Entrepreneurs Podcast

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

42 min agoAudio/Video
Hunter Hastings introduces his new weekly podcast focused on helping the real life, flesh-and-blood entrepreneur to succeed.
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Money-Supply Growth Slows in January

Money Supply

Blog1 hour ago

In January, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 3.3 percent. That was down from December's growth rate of 3.8 percent, but was up from January 2018's rate of 2.8 percent.

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The Problem with Cutting Taxes without Reducing Spending

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog4 hours ago

Like taxation, government spending diverts resources from real wealth-generating ventures. Borrowed funds for continued spending must also be repaid, so current spending translates to future taxation.

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Blue-State Migrants Probably Aren't Turning Your State Blue

U.S. History

Blog6 hours ago

Many states assumed to be "turning blue" actually get more migrants from red states than from blue states. It's also a bad idea to assume that everyone who moves from Illinois agrees with the median voter from Chicago.

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Venezuela: Poster Child for Socialism

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomySocialism

Blog11 hours ago

Many still to this day will not admit that the devastation witnessed in Venezuela is a problem inherent to socialism.

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The Ethics of Capitalism

From the ArchivesLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/14/2019

There is no justification for any lawful entrepreneur to feel any sense of guilt in appropriating the results of his or her creative activity.

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The Folly of Minimum Wage Laws

Blog02/14/2019

Wishing people had higher wages doesn't change the fact that it's impossible to make people richer by merely passing a law. Workers can only sustainably be paid more if they produce more. Fortunately, markets offer an answer to this problem.

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Americans Continue to Flee to Low-Tax States

Blog02/14/2019

Last year, on net, nearly 138,000 more people left California than moved into it from elsewhere in the US.

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