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How to Teach Austrian Economics in the Current Political Atmosphere

Economic PolicyEducationAustrian Economics Overview


As the US political landscape shifts rapidly and college economics departments become increasingly hostile, the way we teach free-market economics will change.

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How the World Embraced Nationalism, and Why It's Not Going Away Soon

World History


The fact that the idea of national groups and nation-states seems so natural and so self-evident—in spite of being novel, recent, and modern—illustrates just how much nationalism has influenced our thinking. 

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How Much Did the US Government Pressure Twitter to Ban Alex Berenson?

Media and Culture


The American people deserve to know who is trying to shut them up … and why.

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Here We Go Again: The Fed Is Causing Another Recession

Booms and BustsThe FedInflation


After suppressing interest rates and creating asset bubbles for more than two decades, the Fed is now juicing up interest rates—and wrecking the economy.

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How Bad Were Recessions before the Fed? Not as Bad as They Are Now

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles


The Federal Reserve was supposed to prevent recessions that people blamed on the lack of central banking. Not surprisingly, the post-Fed recessions have been worse.

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How Governments Expropriate Wealth with Inflation and Taxes

Money and Banks


Did you feel happy when the government gave you a check paid with printed money? Watch now as your daily groceries, gas and power become unaffordable.

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How Money Printing Destroyed Argentina and Can Destroy Others


Inflation in Argentina is far worse than neighboring countries. It has only one cause: an extractive and confiscatory monetary policy—printing pesos without control and without demand.

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