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Yes, They Were Socialists: How the Nazis Waged War on Private Property

Cronyism and CorporatismSocialism

Blog10 hours ago

The myth that won't die is that Nazi Germany was a fully functioning free-market economy. In truth, it was effectively as socialist as its supposed rival, the U.S.S.R.

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Will Argentina's Next President Be a Rothbardian?

Anti-PoliticsDemocracyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog07/04/2022

Since the 1940s, failed statist schemes have dragged Argentina into poverty. Javier Milei, who is gaining popularity there, hopes to change his nation's sad history.

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To Avoid Civil War, Learn to Tolerate Different Laws in Different States

Decentralization and Secession

Blog07/02/2022

The end of Roe may force many Americans to recognize that the United States is not one place. It is many places. The key is to reject uniform federal policy. 

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Here We Go Again: The Fed Is Causing Another Recession

Booms and BustsThe FedInflation

Blog07/02/2022

After suppressing interest rates and creating asset bubbles for more than two decades, the Fed is now juicing up interest rates—and wrecking the economy.

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Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up the Federal Budget

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog07/01/2022

Congress enjoys exorbitant political privilege in the form of cheap deficit spending—but it may soon come to an end.

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The Fed's Tightening Will Only Drag Out the Economic Slump

The FedInflation

Blog07/01/2022

Tightening the interest rate hurts both bubble and solid businesses. The Fed should just focus on reducing the money supply.

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A Tale of Two Legal Systems: Common Law and Statutory Law

Law

Blog07/01/2022

Legal systems matter, and common law better serves a free society than statutory law, with its emphasis upon legal positivism.

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