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It's Not Good Enough to "Look at the Data"

Money and Banks

Blog09/30/2021

Data analysis can establish some information about correlations. But good thinking about causation only comes from sound logical economic theory. 

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How the West Adopted China-Style Lockdowns

Blog09/29/2021

In the face of an “invisible enemy,” many Western nations have implemented emergency measures that were once considered dystopian and wholly incompatible with liberal democracy. 

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Double Your Gift on Mises's Birthday!

Blog09/29/2021

The crisis may change, but their answer will remain the same: the sacrifice of our freedom to the whims of would-be central planners. We must keep lit the torch that Ludwig von Mises has passed down to us.

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Vaccinate for Global Democracy? The US Empire Turns Therapeutic

HealthWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/29/2021

Instead of spreading “democracy” by bombing foreign nations, America will be spreading “health” by delivering vaccines produced by untouchable pharmaceutical conglomerates.

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Monetary Competition: The Best Alternative to Razing Central Banks to the Ground

Central BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/28/2021

"My preference would be that all state central banks would be shut down and razed to the ground, so that true money again could be produced by private firms. If not, at least the competition between national currencies should be as great as possible." –Murray Rothbard, 1993

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Yellen Is Wrong. The US Government Doesn't Always Pay its Debts.

Money and BanksU.S. History

Blog09/28/2021

Let's stop pretending default is unprecedented. The US defaulted on debts in 1934 and again in 1979. Today it engages in de facto default through financial repression and monetary inflation.

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The 1787 Constitution Was a Radical Assault on the Spirit of the Revolution

U.S. History

Blog09/28/2021

It was a bloodless coup d’état. The Federalists, by use of countless dirty tricks, had managed to defy the wishes of the majority of the American people and create a new constitution.

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Canada Votes for More of the Same

World History

Blog09/28/2021

Justin Trudeau won with a weak "victory" in Canadian elections last week, but he nonetheless claimed a "mandate" for vaccine passports and huge increases in federal spending. 

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