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Economic PolicyThe FedWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
The recent actions of the Federal Reserve are reminiscent of central bank activities in wartime.
The EntrepreneurStrategyU.S. Economy
Speculators are reviled in the media and by politicians and academics. Yet the speculators are the ones taking risks to ensure the rest of us can have more economic certainty.
Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationSocialismWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
The East German secret police, the Stasi, developed the art of mass surveillance using pre-digital methods. Modern tech now makes the job a lot easier.
Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange
In contrast to the imaginary way that mainstream economists present value, Austrian economists properly use ordinal rankings to determine value.
Economic FreedomProperty RightsPhilosophy and Methodology
Do we have a right to sunlight? How do we assert those rights? Murray Rothbard provides some answers.
Economic PolicyGlobal EconomyInflationMonetary Policy
The fiat US dollar, while still the world's "reserve" currency, is being imperiled by reckless actions by monetary authorities. Other countries are taking notice—and action.
Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles
Rental prices are falling as the markets adjust to new realities. The Austrian business cycle theory explains why this is happening.
After 1820, growing numbers of propertyless squatters were voters, and this was an opportunity for politicians to offer cheap land in exchange for loyalty to the Democratic Party.