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A Strong Euro Is A Headache for the ECB

Blog2 hours ago
A strong euro is not a problem for any European citizen. But it is a problem for the central bank.

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America: a Military Nation

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog02/15/2018
There's a reason why, after 8 years as commander-in-chief, Obama never closed the Guantanamo prison as he promised.

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A Worrisome Assessment of Economic Freedom in India

Blog02/03/2018
Indians are enormously successful when they emigrate to the United States. Yet Indians in India remain comparatively poor. Why the difference?

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Algorithms Are Fine — Until Governments Use Them Against Us

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog02/03/2018
We're now seeing the rise of new AI tech that will be used to justify more government intervention in our lives.

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A Brief (and Messy) History of Modern Gold Standards

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryGold Standard

After World War I, the term "gold standard" took on many meanings — a fact that eventually led to that standard’s degradation and abrogation.

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An Interview with Bettina Bien Greaves

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/22/2018
Mises's Bibliographer, Bettina Bien Greaves, has passed away at the age of 100.

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A Sideways Skyscraper Curse?

Booms and BustsTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog01/19/2018
Project Neon is the largest public works project in Nevada history.

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A Regulated Economy Leads to a Socialist Economy

Big GovernmentInterventionism

Blog01/17/2018
When government interferes with the market, the same story happens again and again.

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Are Crude Oil Prices Becoming Immune to Geopolitics?

Global EconomyPrices

Blog01/11/2018
It no longer seems to be the case that a few countries can control oil prices. In other words, cartels are being even less influential in oil markets.

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Are Federal Spying Powers Modern Day Writs of Assistance?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/02/2018
The FISA Amendment is just a modern version of the "Writs of Assistance" rightfully opposed by James Otis and John Adams.

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