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Negative Interest Rates are the Price We Pay for De-Civilization

Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog8 hours ago

The destruction of capital, economic and otherwise, is contrary to every human impulse.

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Greenspan Expects the US to Embrace Negative Interest Rates. Here's Why That Would be "Catastrophic."

The FedMoney and BanksCapital and Interest Theory

Blog11 hours ago

Central banks’ economic models predict deeper negative rates are necessary in the event that a significant recession materializes. This would be a disaster.

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The UN's Climate Change Agenda is So Extreme Its Own Analysts Can't Defend It

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog09/18/2019

This should be shocking to naïve citizens and those who assumed that “the science” must all support the UN’s temperature goals.

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Fear of Persecution is Not an Excuse for Christian Statism

Media and CultureSocialism

Blog09/17/2019

Libertarian Christians should be aware that they are not compromising their beliefs or somehow acting in a way divorced from Christian history and orthodoxy when they do not join illiberal Christians in their quest for power and control over non-believers.

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Why the Government Can't Measure Income, Happiness, or Well-Being

Calculation and Knowledge

Blog09/17/2019

When a parent leaves the work force to focus on parenting, this shows up in government stats as lower employment and less consumer spending — suggesting a less productive economy. But that's not what's going on at all.

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Per Bylund: Big Data versus Big Ideas

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

09/17/2019Audio/Video
Per Bylund explains what Big Data can and can’t do for entrepreneurs and innovation teams.
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Walmart's Healthcare Experiment Has Begun, It May Be A Game Changer

Free MarketsHealthU.S. Economy

Blog09/17/2019

Here we see two rival strategies to marketing healthcare services. The status quo is based on insurance payments and price secrecy. Walmart's strategy is based on price competition. 

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