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Unscrambling Socialism from Our Economic Order: Wisdom from Leonard Read

Free MarketsSocialism

Blog5 hours ago

Leonard Read had much to say about how socialism already was entangled in our economic and social order.

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US Household Saving Rate Vanishes, Credit Card Debt Soars

Money and Banks

Blog06/22/2022

The United States economy may have delivered no growth in the first half of 2022 after the decline in the first quarter, narrowly avoiding a technical recession.

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Uvalde's Biggest Mistake Was Trusting the Police to "Keep Us Safe"

U.S. History

Blog05/30/2022

Knee-jerk support for the police helps gun control advocates by undermining the most fundamental reason for gun ownership: the government's armed enforcers won't keep us safe and are likely to abuse their power. 

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Understanding Russia's War: The Strange Philosophy of Aleksandr Dugin

DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/18/2022

Trying to interpret the actions of Vladimir Putin or politics in Russia using Western narratives is likely to end in failure.

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Understanding How Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates Work

Central BanksGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory

Blog03/17/2022

Popular commentators and politicians often express loud opinions about exchange rates and balance of payments. As Dr. Frank Shostak writes, the facts differ widely from popular perception.

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Urban Supremacy and the Dismantling of Rural Communities

AntipoliticsDecentralization and Secession

Blog03/07/2022

The covid-19 lockdowns not only destroyed businesses, but also destroyed the sense of community in small towns and rural areas.

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Ukraine's Regime Is Now Kidnapping Fathers for Military "Service"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog02/28/2022

The Ukrainian regime thinks it knows better than husbands and fathers when it comes to caring for their families. But no bureaucrat ought to be allowed to make such a decision. 

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US Foreign Policy Has Always Been Aggressive

War and Foreign Policy

Blog02/24/2022

The United States is not now—and has never been—in any position to lecture other countries about the moral evils of aggressive foreign policy.

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