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Two Swedes on the New Economics Nobel

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Two Austrian economists from Sweden provide commentary on the Swedish central bank's choice for this year's economics Nobel Prize.

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The Inherent Evils of Centrism



Most people will claim to be political and social “moderates” yet actually accept extreme socialist viewpoints.

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The Regime Plans More for Us Than Just Hillary Clinton’s "Deprogramming" Demands

Cronyism and CorporatismPoliticsThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy


While Hillary Clinton’s call to have Trump supporters “deprogrammed” has been met with snickers, her attitude is in line with most of this country’s governing elites.

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Taking a Closer Look at the Vaunted Scandinavian Welfare States



While politicians like Bernie Sanders and AOC tout the Scandinavian welfare model for the USA, there are a few things to understand about these countries and the economies that support their welfare programs.

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The Left Is Now Telling Us (Ukrainian) Nazis Aren't So Bad After All

World History


Members of the Canadian Parliament recently applauded a Ukrainian member of the Nazi Waffen-SS during World War II. Apparently, it's now okay to be a Nazi so long as you're fighting the Russians.

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The House Showdown: Separating Truth from Outright Falsehoods

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismPoliticsStrategy


Read the New York Times (or even National Review) and you'll learn that the budget standoff is between congressional “adults” and right-wing House nutjobs. This is not the case.

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True Money Supply Is the Correct Measure of Inflation, Not Consumer Price Index

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney Supply


The common belief is that inflation is the general rise in consumer prices. However, rising prices are a symptom of inflation, which really is expansion of the money supply.

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Three Cheers for Mises


Today marks the birthday of Ludwig von Mises, and day 5 of our annual Fall Campaign. Will you support liberty today?

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