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How Long Will This Recession Last?

Economic PolicyU.S. Economy

Blog4 hours ago

Bottom line, it’s a recession at the moment; whether it gets worse depends on inflation, and policymakers goofing around whistling past graveyards should give anyone pause.

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How British Efforts to Enforce Equality Have Led to a Woke Totalitarianism

Legal SystemProperty RightsThe Police State

Blog07/30/2022

The government of the United Kingdom is using coercive means to promote its dubious goals of "diversity and inclusion." In the end, freedom recedes while state power increases.

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How to Teach Austrian Economics in the Current Political Atmosphere

Economic PolicyEducationAustrian Economics Overview

Blog07/22/2022

As the US political landscape shifts rapidly and college economics departments become increasingly hostile, the way we teach free-market economics will change.

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How the World Embraced Nationalism, and Why It's Not Going Away Soon

World History

Blog07/16/2022

The fact that the idea of national groups and nation-states seems so natural and so self-evident—in spite of being novel, recent, and modern—illustrates just how much nationalism has influenced our thinking. 

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How Much Did the US Government Pressure Twitter to Ban Alex Berenson?

Media and Culture

Blog07/11/2022

The American people deserve to know who is trying to shut them up … and why.

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Here We Go Again: The Fed Is Causing Another Recession

Booms and BustsThe FedInflation

Blog07/02/2022

After suppressing interest rates and creating asset bubbles for more than two decades, the Fed is now juicing up interest rates—and wrecking the economy.

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How Bad Were Recessions before the Fed? Not as Bad as They Are Now

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles

Blog06/28/2022

The Federal Reserve was supposed to prevent recessions that people blamed on the lack of central banking. Not surprisingly, the post-Fed recessions have been worse.

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