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Last Day to Double Your Gift!

Blog3 hours ago

Last day to give! Don’t wait.

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Looking at the Economic Myth of the "Soft Landing"

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles

Blog09/12/2022

Paul Krugman recently argued that the Federal Reserve can engineer a "soft landing" for the economy as it tries to deal with inflation. Such a view ignores economic realities.

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Lessons from a Massacre Committed 450 Years Ago

World History

Blog08/25/2022

The infamous St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre was responsible for the death of thousands, but the horrible aftermath was also the beginning of religious toleration in the West.

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Leftists and Nationalists: A Brotherly Conflict in India

Free MarketsSocialismWorld History

Blog08/24/2022

Even though liberalization of its infamously bureaucratic economy has achieved strong results, India's leftist activists and politicians are trying to reestablish collectivism.

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Leonard Read Really Did Know Beans about Labor

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLabor and Wages

Blog08/22/2022

Despite the decree from the federal government that labor is not a "commodity" or an "article of commerce," Leonard Read knew better.

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Low Interest Rates and High Taxes Won't Help against Inflation: The Economy Needs Savings and Real Investment

Central BanksHayekInflation

Blog08/10/2022

Now that inflation is the highest it has been in four decades, the monetary authorities are trying one trick after another. Only ending artificially low interest rates will help.

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Like Its Irresponsible Northern Neighbor, Mexico Is Also Suffering from Inflation

Central BanksInflation

Blog08/03/2022

Just like the USA, Mexico is being hit with high inflation. This should surprise no one, given the Mexican government's recent economic policies.

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Like the Fed, the ECB Is Still a Long Way from "Normal" Monetary Policy

Money and Banks

Blog07/22/2022

It's going to take more than a 0 percent policy interest rate and a newly invented name for QE to really address years of monetary inflation. 

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