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The Myth of the Neutral Interest Rate

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/08/2018

Even if the Fed were to know the level of the neutral rate it could not achieve economic stability.

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The Poor Laws of England

Labor and WagesPovertyTaxes and Spending

12/07/2018Articles of Interest
The Poor Law Amendment of 1834 attempted to address the problem of runaway costs and abuses of the system. With mixed results.
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The Corporate Debt Market: Is It Teetering on the Edge?

12/07/2018Power & Market
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The Classical-Liberal Roots of Marxist Class Analysis

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

12/06/2018Audio/Video
The idea that some groups in society attempt to exploit others was first an insight of the free-market liberals. It was later ripped off and modified by the Marxists.
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Trump is the Rare Honest Politician about US Debt

12/06/2018Power & Market

The difference between the president and other politicians on spending is that Trump says out loud the part you are supposed to keep quiet.

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The Eurozone Banks’ Trillion-Euro Timebomb

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/06/2018

Eurozone banks are better off than they were three years ago. But they are nowhere close to having solved their challenges.

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The Anaconda Plan

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

12/05/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton details the early attempts of ocean warfare in the Civil War.
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The Edict of Diocletian: A Case Study in Price Controls and Inflation

Money and Banks

12/04/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
Emperor Diocletian attempt to fix Roman inflation with price controls. His plan failed just as it would have if tried today.
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