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Hitler's Views on Private Property and Nationalization

World History

Blog02/24/2022

A myth endures that Hitler supported private property and that a Nazi-capitalist alliance existed. In reality, the "capitalism" that existed under National Socialism had nothing to do with private property.

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Here in Canada, the Regime Considers a Peaceful Protest a "National Emergency"

World History

Blog02/17/2022

Justin Trudeau wants to crush the peaceful trucker protest. So he's invoking the Emergencies Act so the regime can pretty much do whatever it wants.

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How the Left Defends Communist Totalitarianism

World History

Blog01/31/2022

Totalitarianism in all its forms—including, of course, National Socialism—ought to be condemned. But why do the Soviet totalitarians get so much sympathy?

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How GDP Stats Create the Illusion of Fed-Fueled Economic Growth

Blog01/11/2022

Since GDP is expressed in dollar terms, the so-called real GDP fluctuations are in response to the fluctuations in the quantity of dollars pumped into the economy.

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How Easy Money Inflated Corporate Profits

Money and Banks

Blog01/11/2022

After many months of covid stimulus, there's a bonanza in US pandemic profits. But unlike price inflation, these profits really are likely to be transitory.

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How We Will Win

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog12/31/2021

We will win. But how long will it take, and at what price victory?

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How to Avoid Depressions? Foster Saving and Investment

Blog12/29/2021

Economic depressions are not caused by a strong decline in the money stock, but by a depleted stock of real savings.

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How Much Control Does the Central Bank Have over Interest Rates?

Money and Banks

Blog12/23/2021

The central bank can manipulate the interest rate to whatever level it desires. But it cannot control how the interest rate is dictated by each individual's time preference. That's a problem. 

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