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Real Wages Fall, Food Service Jobs Rise as Layoffs Mount


The problem isn't that the Fed is now allowing rates to rise. The problem is that the Fed forced those rates down much too far for much too long. 

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Role Reversal: The Collapse of the Dollar-Enforced Empire

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. HistoryWorld History


A generation ago, the Berlin Wall fell and the USSR collapsed. Today, US monetary authorities are bringing down our own country.

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Roosevelt's 1933 Gold Theft and Default

Money and Banks


April 5 is the 90th anniversary of Roosevelt's order outlawing private ownership of gold in America. This was part of an even larger plan to revolutionize the American monetary system.

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Reparations Are a Statist Cudgel for Bludgeoning Property Owners

Bureaucracy and RegulationPoliticsU.S. History


San Francisco, as well as the government of California, is calling for millions in "reparations" for black people in that state. Reparations, unfortunately, are fast becoming another anti-property-owner racket.

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Ready for Retirement? Fewer and Fewer Americans Are Saving for That Time



Because of inflation and a lack of a savings ethic, Americans are less prepared for retirement than ever. The numbers are discouraging.

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Real Estate Markets Are Addicted to Easy Money

Money and BanksU.S. History


As sales and price growth slow, the real estate industry is betting everything on a return to easy money. In 2023, it's become the very foundation of their "market."

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Readying the War State: Biden Recommits to Protectionism in the SOTU

Cronyism and CorporatismFree MarketsPoliticsProtectionism and Free Trade


President Biden's call for more protectionism isn't aimed improving the US economy. Instead, it is about creating a war-footing autarky.

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Roald Dahl and James Bond Books Are Getting Woke Rewrites. Copyright Law Ensures You Can't Stop Them.

LawU.S. History


Thanks to copyright laws, the estate of Roald Dahl can not only rewrite his books, but can also essentially outlaw the old versions. Only books in the public domain are safe from this.

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