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Pennsylvania Is Playing Politics with Drug Rationing

HealthSocialism

Blog1 hour ago

Pennsylvania is telling hospitals to distribute covid-19 drugs based on racial preferences. Those from "disadvantaged communities" get the drugs first.

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Reflections on the Failure of Socialism

Blog1 hour ago

Eastman saw Lenin as a dogmatist guilty of great crimes, and socialism a recipe for disaster. He devoted many years to combating the system he had once foolishly favored, and Reflections on the Failure of Socialism is the record of his insightful assault on socialism and his defense of...

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Throwing Printed Money at This Problem Won't Make It Go Away

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsU.S. History

Blog6 hours ago

The crisis we faced in 2008 has not gone away, as we failed to heed its warning to change course and reduce debt levels. Instead, it has become bigger and more dangerous.

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Why Fed Bugs Really, Really Hate Gold

Gold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog08/09/2020

Fed bugs sound like real estate agents in reverse: there is never a good time to buy gold.

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The Founding Fathers' Coup d'État

Blog08/08/2020

It is quite certain that dissatisfaction with the old Articles was not general, for when the new order was implemented in 1789, it was effected with great difficulty and only through methods both unscrupulous and dishonourable.

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Swamponomics: Trump's Fed Pick, a Kodak Moment, and GDP Misinformation

Cronyism and CorporatismThe FedFinancial Markets

Blog08/08/2020

Kodak's newly announced $765 million loan is just another case of DC picking winners and losers.

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The Covid Crisis Has Helped Make the Blueprint for a European Superstate

Big GovernmentCentral BanksTaxes and Spending

Blog08/08/2020

The “cure” to the current crisis that is forced upon all Europeans now is not just worse than the disease; it is the disease.

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Howard Buffett on Conscription and American Militarism

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

"If [the draft bill] is passed, the House will be shoving down the throats of the American people the despotic concept of 'Theirs not to reason why; Theirs but to do and die.'"

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