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Progressives claim that inequality is causing poverty and making people's lives worse. In reality, inequality leads to better economic outcomes overall and pulls more people out of poverty.
AntipoliticsDemocracyProtectionism and Free Trade
Since the 1940s, failed statist schemes have dragged Argentina into poverty. Javier Milei, who is gaining popularity there, hopes to change his nation's sad history.
Economic PolicyWar and Foreign Policy
When conservatives applaud unlimited war spending, they not only harm our economy and body politic, but they give the Left a powerful talking point.
War and Foreign Policy
US foreign policy is a morass of lobbying, payouts, decisions, and power plays that violates the standards this country claims to promote.
Real deflation—both monetary inflation and price inflation—is necessary, and that can only be accomplished if the Fed can resist the temptation to keep doing what it's been doing since 2008.
Money and Banking
The Fed is losing a lot of money. The Fed's stated plan is to monetize these losses and still report a positive capital and surplus position through the use of “creative accounting.”
Unlike a private-sector service, police do not operate under any contractual obligations to provide services in any particular way. They can choose to do nothing at all, and face no real consequences.
The specter of stagflation is with us again despite Keynesians' claims that a new bout of inflation will lower unemployment. What causes it?