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Low Interest Rates and High Taxes Won't Help against Inflation: The Economy Needs Savings and Real Investment

Central BanksHayekInflation

Blog54 min ago

Now that inflation is the highest it has been in four decades, the monetary authorities are trying one trick after another. Only ending artificially low interest rates will help.

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Central Banks Have Been Hedging Rampant Regulation. Will This End Now?

Central BanksFinancial MarketsInflation

Blog5 hours ago

The latest bout of inflation has exposed how central banks around the world have used easy money policies to help cover for the economic drag created by the regulatory state.

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The Attempt to Prosecute Donald Trump Is Unleashing More Than Our Political System Can Handle

AntipoliticsLegal SystemProgressivism

Blog5 hours ago

The recent raid on Donald Trump's Florida home is one more event in Democrats and Never Trumpers' never-ending attempt to have Trump arrested, convicted, and imprisoned. Our political classes are unleashing something that cannot be contained.

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It Is Time to Put the Red Flag to Red-Flag Laws

ProgressivismThe Police State

Blog08/09/2022

Both progressives and conservatives are touting so-called red-flag laws as a means to prevent mass shootings. But many shootings already have occurred in states that have these laws.

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"Coup" Means Whatever the Regime Wants It to Mean

World History

Blog08/09/2022

If the situation were reversed and protestors had invaded the Capitol to support a left-wing candidate, we can be sure that the vocabulary used to describe the event would be quite different. 

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Why the "New World Order" Is Impossible to Implement without Creating Mass Chaos

Economic FreedomProgressivismThe Police State

Global elites have a "wonderful" plan for the rest of us, even if they don't intend to live within its strictures.

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Germany Can Save Itself, and Possibly the World, by Abandoning Four Failed Policies

Global EconomyStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/08/2022

Germany's foray into green energy is turning out to be a disaster, but abandoning the green utopia is only the first stage for that country. It is time to put common sense and sound economics at the forefront of German policy making.

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