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Before "Fake News," America Invented "Pseudo Events"

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog08/15/2017

For decades, the American media has been skillfully perfecting the art of creating its own "pseudo events" when real news has been hard to find.

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Beware the Predictions of "Experts" Like Janet Yellen

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/03/2017
Alarm bells go off when an economist, central banker or government official declares there’s no danger of economic turmoil in the near future.
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Brexit Has Put EU Politicians in Panic Mode

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/15/2017
The UK is in a much better negotiating position than the EU, and the EU knows it.
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Browse the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog03/27/2017
We've recently made it easier for readers to browse the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.
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Brexit Might Pave the Way for an Independent Scotland

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog03/13/2017
As with the UK and the EU, predictions of post-secession economic doom should be ignored.
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Beware "Revenue Neutral" Tax Reform

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/12/2017

There is a lot of talk about tax reform these days. Not surprisingly, none of it involves cutting spending or lessening government revenue.

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Bernie Sanders Is Right: The US Is Already a "Socialist" Country

Blog12/04/2015

Last month, Bernie Sanders pointed out that once upon a time, government programs such as Social Security were regarded as "socialism."

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