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Escaping Russia's Military Draft Is an Act of Self-Defense

World History

Blog6 hours ago

Fortunately, the world is composed of many separate states, which enables "disobedient" residents in one state to escape to others, and fleeing conscription is merely an act of self-defense.

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Student Loan Forgiveness Treats the Symptom, Not the Disease

Cronyism and CorporatismProgressivismTaxes and Spending

Blog7 hours ago

President Biden's recent student loan forgiveness initiative only exacerbates the real problem: the cost of a college education, thanks to government intervention, is outrageously high.

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Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/27/2022

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

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Genuine Recovery Is Up to Investors, Producers, and Consumer Choice

Booms and BustsFree Markets

Blog09/27/2022

Recovery is genuine only when it reaches the masses of individuals. And recovery comes only from the actions of individuals acting in a free market.

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How to Think about Economic Theory

Blog09/26/2022

Economics is based on human action as purposeful behavior. This means when people act, they try to achieve something. It does not mean that they are always accurate or do the “right thing."

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Eat or Heat: Europeans Already Are Facing Previously Unthinkable Dilemmas

Global EconomyProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/26/2022

The European elites that imposed disastrous covid-19 restrictions, along with "green energy" regimes and sanctions against Russia are now seeing the results of their policies.

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Should the Fed Increase the Money Supply in Response to a Growing Economy?

The FedMonetary Policy

Blog09/26/2022

Standard economic theory states that as an economy grows, the money supply should grow with it. Appealing to the Austrian tradition, Frank Shostak shows that belief is mistaken.

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Seeing the Student Loan Crisis as a Form of Boom and Bust

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog09/24/2022

Conservatives have missed the point that it is not students particularly that are at fault for the student loan crises, but the entire bureaucratic economic-political system.

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