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The Political Alchemy Called Modern Monetary Theory

Money and Banks

Blog09/14/2021

MMT is a pseudoreligious conviction that anything is possible and that the one and only solution is always Glorious Government.

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The Fed Is Helping Facilitate Trailer Park Evictions

Booms and Busts

Blog09/13/2021

The Fed is dumping cash into Fannie and Freddie which is helping investors buy up more trailer parks. 

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The Water "Shortage"

U.S. History

Blog09/10/2021

All goods and services are scarce, and government intervention has never changed this reality.  The scarcity of water is nothing new, nor is it an impossible conundrum for markets. 

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The Prussian Aristocrat Who Spoke Out for Liberty

LiberalismWorld History

Blog09/06/2021

Wilhelm von Humboldt ’s opposition to the reactionary policies of his government gained him as much ill-will at court as it did popularity among the people.

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The Fed's Plan Is Failing: Stagflation Looms as Job Growth Stalls

Money and Banks

Blog09/06/2021

The Fed’s apparent plan to somehow get to full employment and then deal with inflation sounds nice, but reality could easily derail the plan. Meanwhile, job growth is low and prices are rising.

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The Rise of Economic Fascism in America

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

Blog09/03/2021

Virtually all of the specific economic policies advocated by the Italian and German fascists of the 1930s have also been adopted in the United States in some form, and continue to be adopted to this day.

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This Is a Sign that Price Inflation Will Soon Get Worse

Blog09/03/2021

Price inflation isn't a simple function of increases in the money supply. Rather, it depends on many other factors such as public expectations of future inflation. 

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