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Facts and Data Have No Meaning without a Theory to Explain Them

Capital and Interest TheoryPraxeology


Mainstream economists claim that data alone can explain economic actions. Austrians know that without theory, data explains nothing.

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Federal Reserve Tampering with Interest Rates Distorts the Shape of the Yield Curve

The FedFree MarketsInflationBusiness Cycles


In a free market, short-term and long-term rates would move toward convergence. Fed interference with interest rates ensures that won't happen.

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Fed Socialist Money Manipulation Cancels Individuals' Better Judgment

The FedInflation


Government inflation makes people’s responses much more delayed, leaving people’s value adding greatly degraded.

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Five Keys to Professional and Personal Development


Do these things to stand apart from your peers.

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Falling Military Recruitment Is Another Sign of Waning Faith in the Regime

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy


If falling enlistments are an indication of declining faith in the military overall—and especially declining support among conservatives—that's very good news. 

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Federalism, Not Centralization, Is the Way out of the Current Conflicts

Decentralization and SecessionProgressivism


Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade, pundits on the Left have demanded even more centralization of government. But federalism is the best way forward.

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Foreign Policy Fail: Biden's Sanctions are a Windfall For Russia!

War and Foreign Policy


As Newsweek noted last week, Russian television pundits are joking that with the financial windfall Russia has seen since sanctions were imposed, “Biden is of course our agent.”

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From the Eccles Building to Vegas: The Fed Enables the Worst Ponzi Schemes

Booms and BustsThe FedInflation


Peter Schiff once joked that Obama should have appointed Bernie Madoff secretary of the Treasury. The government's easy money policies ultimately lead to Ponzi schemes.

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