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It's Not Just the USA: The Economic Instability Is Global

InflationKeynesBusiness Cycles

Blog10 hours ago

The combination of covid lockdowns, money pumping, and attempts to force a new green economy are taking their toll. This is not going away any time soon.

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The Fed's Latest Housing Bubble

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles

Blog11 hours ago

After the 2008 housing bust, the government supposedly set up a fail-safe mortgage program aimed at preventing future bubbles. It failed.

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Christianity and the Development of Human Capital: Challenging the Narratives

The EntrepreneurPoverty

Blog05/20/2022

While the standard secular narrative is that Christianity held back science and human development, history tells a different story, one of literacy and the development of human capital.

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NATO Plans to Rip Off Americans Even More as Sweden and Finland Set to Join

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/19/2022

The Europeans are welcome to keep NATO going if they like. But the time has come for the United States to exit.

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Inflation, War, and Oil: How Today's Crises Are Rehashing the 1970s

U.S. History

Blog05/19/2022

Persistently loose monetary policies always have negative growth and distributional effects that impair political stability. In extreme cases, there are civil wars and armed conflicts between countries.

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Massive State Economic Intervention Has Led to This Point

Economic PolicyInflationUnemploymentWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/19/2022

Everything from huge Keynesian "stimulus" policies to the war in Ukraine is dovetailing in a bout of stagflation: the simultaneous growth of inflation and unemployment.

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It Just Might Be Time to Listen to the Austrians

InflationKeynesBusiness Cycles

Blog05/18/2022

The latest Keynesian money-printing and spending schemes are blowing up. It is time to hear what the Austrians have to say.

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Understanding Russia's War: The Strange Philosophy of Aleksandr Dugin

DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/18/2022

Trying to interpret the actions of Vladimir Putin or politics in Russia using Western narratives is likely to end in failure.

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