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Money Supply Growth in May Again Surges to An All-Time High

Money Supply

Blog1 hour ago

During May 2020, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 29.80 percent. That's up from April's rate of 21.3 percent, and up from May 2019's rate of 2.15 percent.

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Why the EU Keeps Fighting Brexit

Decentralization and SecessionProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Blog8 hours ago

EU membership is a sort of bait-and-switch for states that were sold on membership as an opportunity to join a free trade bloc and a chance to participate in a more cooperative Europe.

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How the Left Uses "Public Health Crises" to Get What It Wants

Blog8 hours ago

"Public health crisis" is essentially a left-wing stock phrase at this point, as is reflected by the fact that the solutions proffered to the social ills in question are virtually always some sort of government regulation or income redistribution scheme.

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How Central Banks Destroy Money's Purchasing Power

Central BanksInflation

Blog07/09/2020

Without a monopolist central bank, market forces would restrain the issuance of bank notes. But once central banks monopolize money creation, wealth is systematically transferred to the central bank and the privileged few who are favored by the state.

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The "Old" vs. the "New" Liberalism

Blog07/08/2020

The enemies of the system of free enterprise paid liberalism an unintended compliment when they applied the name "liberal" to their own creed, historically the opposite of what liberalism stood for from the start.

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Stocks Always Go up. Until They Don't.

Blog07/08/2020

When confidence is extreme, there's no scrutiny. There's always a "this time it's different" mindset, the belief that anything is possible.

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How Government Regulations Make Housing Unaffordable

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsPoverty

The story of how housing became so unaffordable for so many is a tragic one. But this is a story of our own making, thanks to decades of misguided government regulations.

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