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The Carbon Capture Pipeline: The Latest Bridge to Nowhere

Bureaucracy and RegulationCorporate WelfareThe EnvironmentProgressivism


The government's latest "weapon" against carbon dioxide emissions is a pipeline that will carry the emissions across states and deep underground. In other words, another Washington boondoggle.

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The Eurozone Falls into Recession as "Stimulus" Fails

Global Economy


It's all in spite of enormous social spending, more than two trillion euros of stimulus, and the increase in population. Resorting to the old “it could have been worse” argument makes no sense.

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The FTC Should Answer Its Call of Duty to Gamers

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeInterventionism


The Federal Trade Commission is heavily scrutinizing the proposed merger between Microsoft and Activision. Why? Because Sony is against it.

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The Fed Has Rigged the Stock Markets to Crash

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles


The Fed's latest attempt to correct the inflation it caused is putting the market on a crash course.

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The G7 in Hiroshima: The Latest Attempt to Impose a Unipolar World

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyProgressivismU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


It's fitting that the G7 recently met in Hiroshima because the policies they are following are blowing up the world economy.

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The Argentinian Zombie Currency

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy


Argentina is one of the world's poster children for hyperinflation. Unfortunately, monetary reforms aren't working because the authorities are not serious about having a sound currency.

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The GDPR Paradox: Empowering Government in the Name of Data Protection

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationDemocracyLibertarianism


The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation supposedly protects people from government data abuse. In reality, it empowers governments.

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To Avarice No Sanction

Economic FreedomPhilosophySocialism


What many people call government generosity Leonard Read called avarice.

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