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

Monetary Policy

Blog3 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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How America's Unsound Money Is Destroying Freedom Worldwide

Fiat dollars aren't just an economic and political problem for Americans. The US's money regime enables and strengthens foreign regimes seeking to defraud and deceive their own people.

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Hoppe's Localist, Decentralist Strategy Is Working in Brazil

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

Blog09/30/2020

In Brazil the most effective reforms seem to be accumulating at the state and local levels. There has been real success in pushing back against tax increases and more.

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Happy Birthday, Mises!

Blog09/29/2020

Today marks the birthday of Ludwig von Mises, and day #2 of our Annual Fall Campaign.

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How Government-Owned Streets Prevent Effective Law Enforcement

The Police StatePrivate Property

Blog09/12/2020

“Taking back the streets” ought to mean privatizing them and enabling property owners to defend their property. This would be the surest way to end the riots.

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Howard Buffett: Against Legal Plunder

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog09/09/2020

The commandment "Thou shalt not steal" was not to be abolished outright. That would offend too many. So the commandment was simply modified to "Thou shalt not steal—except by majority vote."

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How Capitalists Improve Human Productivity

CapitalismProduction Theory

Blog09/07/2020

Capitalists, acting as intermediaries between present production and future consumption, are the key players in every capitalistic economy.

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Human Diversity and Individual Instruction

Education

Blog09/05/2020

One of the worst injustices committed by states is the prevention of parental teaching of their own children. Parental instruction conforms to the ideal arrangement. It is, after all, individualized instruction.

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