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History Repeats Itself: Abandoning Sound Money Leads to Tyranny and Ruin

The FedInflationProgressivismGold StandardMonetary Theory

Blog5 hours ago

The current bout of inflation is the latest disaster in a string of disasters caused by government debasement of once sound money.

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Help Us Reach Our Goal!

Blog7 hours ago

Inflation isn’t simply a stealth tax on the average American. It funds the worst aspects of the current regime. Help us spread the message by making a donation today.

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No, Ordinary Russians Are Not Responsible for the Crimes of the Russian Regime

World History

Blog9 hours ago

In wartime, politicians frequently attempt to claim that all the citizens of foreign states are guilty of all the crimes their regimes commit. This is a modern invention, and a barbaric one. 

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Cryptocurrency as Money—Store of Value or Medium of Exchange?

BitcoinMonetary TheoryPraxeologyValue and Exchange

Standard neoclassical definitions of money call it a means of exchange and a store of value. But is this correct?

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Escaping Russia's Military Draft Is an Act of Self-Defense

World History

Blog09/27/2022

Fortunately, the world is composed of many separate states, which enables "disobedient" residents in one state to escape to others, and fleeing conscription is merely an act of self-defense.

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Student Loan Forgiveness Treats the Symptom, Not the Disease

Cronyism and CorporatismProgressivismTaxes and Spending

Blog09/27/2022

President Biden's recent student loan forgiveness initiative only exacerbates the real problem: the cost of a college education, thanks to government intervention, is outrageously high.

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Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/27/2022

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

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Genuine Recovery Is Up to Investors, Producers, and Consumer Choice

Booms and BustsFree Markets

Blog09/27/2022

Recovery is genuine only when it reaches the masses of individuals. And recovery comes only from the actions of individuals acting in a free market.

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