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It's Not a Recession, It's a "Global Economic Slowdown"

Blog04/03/2019

Pundits are hoping that instead of a crisis, we just get a "global economic slowdown." Given the damage done by central banks, a sustained slowdown would be a best-case scenario.

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Is Mexico "Neoliberal"?

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog03/28/2019

Mexican interventionists are now pushing the idea that Mexico is a country dominated by a free-market ideology which they call "neo-liberalism." But any serious look at Mexico's government makes it clear this is not the case.

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Is Argentina On The Brink Of a Tax Revolt?

Blog02/26/2019

Argentina suffers from both high taxes and high rates of tax evasion. These two things are connected. The harder it is to pay taxes, the greater the motivation to evade them.

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It Turns out the Long Term Does Matter After All

Blog02/20/2019

When the topic involves poverty, bank failures, unemployment or inequality, the advocates of fashionable policy implore us to take immediate action, almost regardless of the costs down the line. Enter climate change and this seemingly changes everything.

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If Climate Change Is Killing Us, Why Is Life Expectancy Increasing?

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog02/05/2019

If climate change effects aren't enough to put a noticeable dent in life expectancy, then why is climate change talked about as an apocalypse?

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In Canada, There Is No Defense Against Eminent Domain

World History

Blog02/01/2019

The right to property was not included in Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms. And it shows.

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Imagine if the Media Had as Much Sympathy for Small Business Owners as it Does for Federal Employees

Blog01/17/2019

If the media cared much about the plight of small business owners, we'd see many more stories about how government regulations, taxes, and mandates make life more difficult for both owners and their employees.

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Increasing Demand Won't Make the Economy Grow

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/11/2019

There is no such a thing as insufficient demand as such. An individual’s demand is constrained by his or her ability to produce goods.

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