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The New Rules of Engagement

Politics

Blog01/23/2023

All people of goodwill have an obligation to fight the escalation of politics in American life. 

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Central Banks Turn to Gold as Losses Mount

Monetary Policy

Blog01/23/2023

The only reason central banks buy gold is to protect their balance sheets from their own monetary destruction programs; they have no choice but to do so.

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Against All Odds, Chinese Entrepreneurs Succeed around the World

The EntrepreneurWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

Blog01/23/2023

Hindered by government in their home country, Chinese entrepreneurs have excelled overseas.

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Corporate Welfare for Farmers Is Swell until It's Not: The Case of Arizona Reservoirs

U.S. History

Blog01/21/2023

What at first seem like gifts from the state (handouts for some at the expense of others) lead to unfortunate events that cannot be stopped once begun.

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The Fed’s Quantitative Easing Gamble Costs Taxpayers Billions

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

At current interest rates, the Fed’s operating losses will impact the federal budget for years, requiring new tax revenues to offset the continuing loss of billions of dollars in the Fed’s former remittances to the US Treasury.

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Governments Will Make You Poorer Again

Global Economy

Blog01/21/2023

Inflation at an annual rate of 5 percent is not a positive, and it is certainly not falling prices. Inflation is accumulative, and this means we are becoming poorer faster.

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The Trillion-Dollar Coin Idea Is Just Another Way to Rip Us Off

Money and BanksU.S. History

Blog01/20/2023

The difference between the trillion-dollar coin and the usual debt mechanism is simply the manner in which the taxpayers are exploited to pay for more government spending.

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They Won't Leave Us Alone: The Invasion of Politics

HayekPolitics

Blog01/20/2023

Forget minding your own business. Ours is the age of invasive politics, demanding we take sides no matter how much we would like to be left alone.

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