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Why the IMF Is Wrong about Liquidity Traps

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As with seemingly everything else, the proposed answer to "liquidity traps" is loose monetary policy. In reality, the answer lies in encouraging savings and investment with sound money. 

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Debunking Seven Common Criticisms of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog6 hours ago

If people want to dismiss this school of thought, which many seem inclined to do for political (not theoretical) reasons, at least they should do so based on facts and knowledge, not on falsehoods.

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What the Covid Vaccine Hype Fails to Mention

Health

Blog11/24/2020

If there were a reduction in mortality from these vaccines, that information would be in the first paragraph of the announcement. But it's not there, which suggests the vaccines aren't as effective as claimed. 

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Those Who Fear Disease Most Are Most Likely to Prefer Authoritarian Regimes

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog11/24/2020

Researchers have suggested for years that "pathogen prevalence" can be used to predict the public's embrace of despotism.

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2021 Would Be a Great Time to Audit the Fed

The FedStrategy

Blog11/24/2020

In spite of its relentless public relations efforts claiming the opposite, the Fed remains a leading reason for the impoverishment of working-class and middle-class families. 

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What Chile’s Vote to Change Its Constitution Means for Its Future

Economic FreedomWorld History

Blog11/23/2020

In recent decades, Chile set itself apart from the rest of Latin America with successful market reforms and a stable political system. Average Chileans prospered. But now that's all at risk. 

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Being Pro-union Means Being Antiworker

Blog11/23/2020

The problem with Biden’s Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act is that it would help unions at the expense of the vast majority of American workers.

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China's New Five-Year Plan Exposes the Wishful Thinking behind Socialist Regimes

Blog11/21/2020

The trouble with China’s new five-year plan is that it attempts to solve problems while leaving their underlying structural causes unaddressed. In this it is not unlike the final Soviet five-year plans of the 1980s.

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