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Inequality And The Gold Standard

Blog11/27/2020

It's not a coincidence that the wealth of the top 1% began to really take off when the US ended the last remnants of the gold standard in 1973. 

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Taxation and Forced Labor

Blog11/27/2020

Not only is taxation theft, but by taking away part of the money you earn, the government is forcing you to work for it.

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Why Sound Money Is "Green" and Central Banks Aren't

Central BanksThe Environment

Although many central bankers have claimed the central banks are instrumental in ushering in a more green economy, a closer look suggests the opposite is true.

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Why Commies Hate Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Blog11/26/2020

In 1923 Lenin released a propaganda pamphlet titled “Down with the Private Kitchen.” It explained how private dinners with one's family are reactionary, bourgeois, and generally something requiring total destruction. 

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Lockdowns Destroy What Makes Us Human

HealthMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog11/26/2020

Government planners have embraced a materialistic view of human beings which cheapens the importance of family and social events. These "experts" fail to understand what being human really means. 

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Giving Thanks to Society’s Economic Benefactors

CapitalismPoverty

Blog11/25/2020
As Thanksgiving approaches, we should be thankful to society’s economic benefactors rather than condemning them because of the wrongheaded ideology of egalitarianism.
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Was the Election Free and Fair? The American Foreign Policy Establishment Doesn't Care.

Blog11/25/2020

Regardless of how one feels about Donald Trump, anyone who values fair play, honesty, and the votes of legal voters should want thorough audits and investigations into the election process.

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Why the IMF Is Wrong about Liquidity Traps

Blog11/25/2020

As with seemingly everything else, the proposed answer to "liquidity traps" is loose monetary policy. In reality, the answer lies in encouraging savings and investment with sound money. 

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