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China's Plan to End Dependency on American Trade

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog03/26/2018

Chinese plans for east Africa, the Indian Ocean, and a huge Eurasian trade zone make American tariffs a lessening problem for the Chinese state.

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Class Conflict and Revolutionary Socialism

SocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog03/16/2018

The fundamental concept of the Communist Manifesto  was that of “class” and “class conflict.” But Marx didn’t say what a “class” was.

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Consumer Sovereignty Is a Problem For Government "Stimulus" Plans

The EntrepreneurInterventionism

Blog02/13/2018
Government stimulus plans can't take into account dynamic factors like entrepreneurial innovation and consumer preferences.
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Central Banks Holding Steady, But Promise More Rate Hikes

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/08/2018
In all cases — except the ECB — central bankers said they expected to raise rates more in the near future.
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Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship

The EntrepreneurThe Environment

02/03/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
When a community is hit by a disaster, how can it recover? The economics of mega-disaster poses some interesting questions for entrepreneurs.
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Class Conflict and The Last Jedi

Media and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/05/2018
You can talk about the Resistance all you want, but if you force others to die for your vision of galactic politics, you’re one of the bad guys.
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Cannabis Tax Revenues Will be a Roadblock to Sessions's Drug War

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/05/2018
State tax collectors and local businesses are unlikely to go along quietly with new federal efforts to crack down on legalized marijuana.
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Christmas Tree Protectionism

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog12/26/2017

Breitbart News wants us to panic because many consumers prefer imported Christmas trees. But why shouldn't the consumers be allowed their freedom?

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