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How Long Can the Fed Keep This Time Bomb from Exploding?

Monetary Policy

Blog2 hours ago

Although the Fed insists otherwise, the central bank really has no tools left except money creation, and the Fed will keep printing money in a panicky attempt to prevent a financial collapse.

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Furloughed Jobs Disguise the Eurozone Employment Crisis

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog10/20/2020

Eurozone unemployment would be close to 11 percent if we used the same calculation as the United States.

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Pope Francis's Latest Attack on Property: It's a "Secondary Right"

Private Property

Blog10/20/2020

The pope doesn't understand that it is the protection of property rights that secures the common good.

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Global Health Bureaucrats Want Even More Power to Impose Their Plans across National Borders

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/19/2020

Global health bureaucrats would have a much easier time if they could force "renegade" countries like Sweden into line with the power to force a uniform health policy on everyone.

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President's Impact Report — Third Quarter 2020

Blog10/19/2020
See what we've accomplished in the third quarter of 2020.
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Printing Money at a "Constant" or "Stable" Rate Won't Prevent Boom-Bust Cycles

Booms and BustsInflationGold Standard

Blog10/19/2020

Money printing—even at a constant rate—is going to generate the same result as any other money printing. The reason lies in the fact that money creation transfers wealth from productive to unproductive enterprises.

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No, the Stock Market Isn't a "Leading Indicator" of Economic Prosperity

Blog10/19/2020

In an unhampered economy, stock prices would reflect the availability of savings for investment and capital. But in an inflationary economy, rising stock prices suggest something very different.

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Even WHO Officials Now Admit Lockdowns Are Extreme Policies with Disastrous Results

Blog10/17/2020

The true cost of covid-19 lockdowns has become so apparent that even WHO officials must now admit these policies lead to mass impoverishment and immense cost in terms of human lives and human health.

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