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Jim Grant Explains the Gold Standard

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/27/2017
Jim Grant: Our current monetary system "is the financial counterpart to the philosophy of statism."
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Jeff Sessions's Reefer Madness

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog06/20/2017
Jeff Sessions's war against marijuana legalization will do nothing to fight crime or improve health.
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June FOMC Announcement: Rate Hike and Balance Sheet Plans

The Fed

06/14/2017Mises Wire
The FOMC concluded their June policy meeting today and announced, among other things, their interest rate decision: another .25% rate hike.
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Jeff Deist: Is the Sky Falling?

Media and CultureStrategyU.S. Economy

05/20/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist gives his assessment of the Trump economy.
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Jonathan Newman: Fake Science

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

04/28/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Jonathan Newman discuss how politicized pseudoscience silences debate and drives dubious public policy.
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Jeffrey Sachs's Blind Spot

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog04/19/2017
Jeffrey Sachs rightly sees the problems of state interventionism in foreign policy. But he then fails to see the same holds on domestic policy.
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