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Review: Progressive Conservatism: How Republicans Will Become America’s Natural Governing Party

Cronyism and CorporatismDemocracyU.S. History

Blog08/30/2022

Like many modern "conservatives," F.H. Buckley believes that America's future is conservative governance with a helping of government intervention, tariffs, and regulation.

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Why I Love "Price Discrimination"

Free MarketsPrices

Blog08/30/2022

Mainstream economists say everyone should pay the same price for the same good. But that doesn't totally make sense.

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Biden's Student Loan Scheme Benefits the Ruling Class (Again)

Big GovernmentEconomic PolicyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/29/2022

With a declaration of a fake crisis and twisting an obscure law, President Joe Biden has invoked a massive wealth transfer that benefits the most privileged people in our society.

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Sound Money Can Prevent What Representative Democracy Does Not

Economic FreedomThe FedMonetary Policy

Blog08/29/2022

For all of the talk about "our democracy," there is a better way to protect the lives and property of people than just electing politicians. It is called sound money.

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The Story of War and Peace in the Currency Markets

The FedInflationWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/29/2022

The value of the US dollar has risen during the Ukraine war. If peace breaks out, the dollar might be one of its casualties.

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The Mali Empire: An African Story of Gold and Greatness

Free MarketsWorld History

Blog08/27/2022

The Mali Empire flourished as a trading center and gold-producing region from the late Middle Ages into the mid-seventeenth century.

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Taking Stock of the Assets We Have (and We Have a Lot of Them)

Cronyism and CorporatismFree MarketsStrategy

Blog08/27/2022

While the antimarket and antilibertarian forces are strong, it is easy to forget that free market advocates also have a powerful set of tools.

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The Acadian Community: An Anarcho-Capitalist Success Story

AnarchyFree MarketsWorld History

Blog08/26/2022

Before it was destroyed by British aggression in 1755, the Acadian community in Nova Scotia provided a window into an anarcho-capitalist society that was cohesive and successful.

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