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Three Barriers to Improving Poverty Rates in America

Poverty

Blog6 hours ago

Government policy encourages single parent household formation while discouraging full-time employment and driving up housing costs.

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The Gender Feminist–New Left–Marxist Axis Attacks All Civil Society

ProgressivismSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog09/19/2020

Gender feminism, the New Left, and Marxism all share an anticapitalist stance and the framework of class struggle. The difference is that gender feminism, the New Left, and their ideological heir have redefined the antagonists.

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The Fed Is Planning Another Ultralong Period of Ultralow Rates

Blog09/17/2020

The Fed plans to keep interest rates near zero, while monetizing debt, financing zombie companies, and pouring new dollars into the market. But that may not be enough.

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The Fed Promises More Dollar Destruction

InflationThe FedMonetary Policy

Blog09/10/2020

A zero interest rate policy, unlimited asset buying, Wall Street bailouts, etc. This is a never-ending monetary accommodation that leaves you asking: What else will the Fed do after inflation averaging?

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The Evidence Keeps Piling up: Lockdowns Don’t Work

Health

Blog09/09/2020

Extraordinary measures require extraordinary evidence. Have the advocates for lockdowns made their case? The data suggests they have not.

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The Welfare State Did What Slavery Couldn't Do

PovertySocialismU.S. History

Blog09/09/2020

Thomas Sowell concluded that “A vastly expanded welfare state in the 1960s destroyed the black family, which had survived centuries of slavery and generations of racial oppression.”

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The Failures of Federal Race-Based Paternalism

ProgressivismU.S. History

Blog09/03/2020

While the Left believes itself to be the friend of the downtrodden, the fact is that the Left supports policies that hinder countless Americans of all backgrounds in attaining economic success for themselves and their families. 

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The True Costs of Zombie Companies and Easy Money

Blog08/31/2020

Zombie companies spawned by ultralow interest rates are not merely inefficient. They truly make us poorer.

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