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How the Fed's Tampering with the Policy Rate Affects the Yield Curve

Central BanksThe FedBusiness CyclesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog04/16/2022

Thanks to the Fed's monetary gyrations, we are seeing the yield curve acting abnormally. However, one cannot get something from nothing and market forces ultimately will frustrate the Fed's designs.

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How Russia Uses Immigration and Naturalization to Grow State Power

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog04/14/2022

Moscow has used naturalization and immigration to effect demographic change and encourage conflict between ethnic groups in neighboring states. It has proven to be an effective foreign policy tool.

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How Fully Private, No-Insurance Hospitals Help the Common Man

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealth

Blog04/14/2022

The standard line with progressives is that unless government controls medical care, prices will skyrocket. But what if the free market model costs less than government-directed care?

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Heavy Sanctions against Russia Could Usher in a Wider Economic War

Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/09/2022

The sanctions against Russia have the potential to spiral into something much larger. Indeed, many governments are using the current conflict as an opportunity to further push "green energy," rearmament, and other big-spending schemes.

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Hazlitt, Hayek and How the Fed Made Itself into the World’s Biggest Savings & Loan

U.S. History

Blog04/07/2022

It is most helpful to think of the Fed and the Treasury as one thing—one combined government-financing operation whose financial statements should be consolidated.

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How Agriculture Bureaucrats Are Manipulating Food Prices—and Our Diets

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog03/21/2022

The agriculture industry is largely running as a planned economy. When the power to make decisions is delegated to bureaucrats rather than to those impacted, mismanagement is a given.

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How Free Markets Have Improved Life for India's Dalits

Economic PolicyFree MarketsPoverty

Blog03/07/2022

Critics of free markets claim that capitalism causes poverty. After economic restrictions against India's Dalits caste were lifted, many Dalits were able to secure a better life and rise from poverty.

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Hitler's Views on Private Property and Nationalization

World History

Blog02/24/2022

A myth endures that Hitler supported private property and that a Nazi-capitalist alliance existed. In reality, the "capitalism" that existed under National Socialism had nothing to do with private property.

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