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Fire the Fed?

1 hour agoPower & Market

By firing Powell, President Trump would once and for all dispel the myth that the Federal Reserve is free from political interference.

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The Decline of the Scholar and the Decline of Academia

World History

Blog8 hours ago

The academic scholar, along with the great teacher, is vanishing from the universities and being replaced by one-dimensional specialists.

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The Fallacy of the "Public Sector"

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

01/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
The public sector's "productivity" is not measured by any meaningful measure, but only by how much the government spends.
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Gilets Jaunes: French Protesters Demand Lower Taxes and More Spending

Blog01/19/2019

The Gilets Jaunes are a crisis for the French state, and it remains to be seen if the French leviathan will use it to expand their powers.

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Why We Need Savings to Produce What We Need

Blog01/19/2019

The real value of saving is found in how much it support and sustains the individuals who are engaged in various stages of production.

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Decentralization Is the Solution to the Government Shutdown

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/18/2019

Not everything needs to turn into a nationwide systemic problem when the federal government is a political mess. We ought to decentralize now to limit the damage the feds can do.

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No, Paul Krugman, This Shutdown is Not a "Big Libertarian Experiment"

Corporate WelfarePolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2019

Paul Krugman seems to think those who like freedom and free markets are somehow responsible for the current mess brought on by crippling government debt and an enormous federal budget.

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