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The Fed's New "Tightening" Plan Is Too Little, Too Late

Money and Banks

Blog05/06/2022

The Fed has announced it will finally begin scaling back its balance sheet and raising rates. But the steps announced by the Fed on Wednesday are incredibly timid.

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The Fed Gets It Wrong on Money Velocity, Too

The FedInflationMonetary Theory

Blog05/04/2022

Money velocity's role in forcing up prices is misunderstood because today's monetary "authorities" fail to consider how new money is injected into the economy.

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The Economic Sanctions against Russia Are Destructive and Counterproductive: We Must Oppose Them

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/27/2022

Imposing economic sanctions upon Russia is tantamount to throwing gasoline on a raging fire. The sanctions will not end the Russian invasion of Ukraine and only will make things worse.

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The Conservatism of Decolonization

Big GovernmentDemocracyEconomic Freedom

Blog04/27/2022

For all the talk of decolonialization, many Third World countries that became independent set up regulatory regimes that mirrored their former "mother" country.

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There's a Reason George Washington Warned against "Entangling Relationships"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/21/2022

America's Cold War relationships have created conditions for very hot wars to take place. The current war in Ukraine is part of that sorry Cold War legacy.

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The Great Reset VII: Capitalism for the Rich and Socialism for the Poor

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog04/20/2022

Michael Rectenwald takes on the progressive canard of "socialism for the rich, capitalism for the poor," in which the government protects the wealthy but throws everyone else to the tender mercies of rapacious capitalism.

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To Fight Russia, Europe's Regimes Risk Impoverishment and Recession for Europe

Global Economy

Blog04/19/2022

Politicians have become accustomed to conjuring whatever they want through the “miracle” of printing money. But in the real world, it’s still necessary to produce oil and gas through actual physical production. 

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The Ukraine War Shows Nukes Mean Safety from US-Led Regime Change

Blog04/11/2022

The US has sworn off regime change in Russia. The lesson here is obvious for regimes that don’t wish to be in the US’s sphere of influence: get nuclear weapons as soon as you can.

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