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More Evidence that Guns Don't Cause Suicide

U.S. History

Blog07/03/2018

Anti-gun claims about suicides in gun-heavy Western states don't add up.

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Money-Supply Growth Slides Again, Falling to 3-Month Low

Money Supply

Blog06/27/2018

In May, year-over-year growth in the money supply fell to a 3-month low, growing 4.2 percent. That was down from April 2018's rate of 4.2 percent, but remains up from November 2017's low of 2.6 percent:

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Marx the Globalist

Protectionism and Free TradeSocialismInterventionism

Blog04/21/2018

Marx didn’t see that many people were fighting, not for the interests of the proletariat, but for the principles of nationality.

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Manufacturing Jobs Are Overrated

Blog03/13/2018

It is a myth that "we don't make things in America anymore." Thanks to automation, we simply need fewer people to make more stuff. 

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Michael Malice on North Korea's "Economy"

Big GovernmentGlobal Economy

02/16/2018Audio/Video
Michael Malice and Jeff Deist discuss the bizarre economics of life in a country with virtually no outside trade.
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Marriage Licenses: Alabama Legislature Moves Toward Less Government Meddling

Blog01/29/2018
Should the Alabama legislation be passed, government marriage will move closer to being little more than a civil contract, and that's a good thing.
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Money-Supply Growth Near a Ten-Year Low As Lending Slows

Money Supply

Blog01/16/2018

Growth in the supply of US dollars remained near a multi-year low in December, growing 2.9 percent, year over year.

In November, year-over-year growth in the money supply fell to a 129-month low, growing 2.7 percent. The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate than November 2017...

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Mises Explains The Santa Claus Principle

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog12/25/2017
An essential point in the social philosophy of interventionism is the existence of an inexhaustible fund which can be squeezed forever.
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