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The EU Is "the Embodiment of Bureaucratic Hubris"

Global Economy

The EU retreated from the ideas of free trade, free markets, and competition and turned its attention, resources and intentions towards developing a bureaucratic, regulatory, planning economy approach.

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The Subsistence Fund Is the Heart of Economic Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/11/2019

The "subsistence fund" — created by real savings — is the foundation of true economic growth. But it can be eroded and destroyed by creating money "out of thin air."

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The Bureaucratic Revolution

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

05/07/2019Audio/Video
Professor William Anderson and Jeff Deist discuss the most important and devastating critique of administrative rule ever written.
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The Stock Market According to L.A. Hahn

Blog05/06/2019

Financial markets are neither perfectly efficient, nor animally spirited, but eventually adjusting.

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The Pentagon Doesn't Want to Report on Its Failed War in Afghanistan

05/02/2019Power & Market

Governments hate accountability, and they hate reporting on their own failed programs, like the war in Afghanistan.

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The Scaremongers Are Wrong about Robots and AI

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog04/29/2019

Even if a machine were technically capable of providing the same service more cheaply, many consumers are likely to prefer human staff in many cases, including nurses and care providers, entertainers, chefs, and teachers.

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The Problem with the Census

U.S. History

Blog04/23/2019

The Left opposes adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 census form. The answer lies in abolishing all questions except those that count total residents. But that won't happen because the census is used to justify a myriad of government programs.

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