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Misunderstanding Murray (Again)

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

Blog09/23/2022

Professor Melinda Cooper of Australia believes she has "discovered" Murray Rothbard, but the Rothbard she claims to have found is nonexistent. David Gordon explains why.

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Review: How to Think about the Economy

HayekAustrian Economics Overview

Blog09/23/2022

Per Bylund has written a book on economics that is understandable to the layperson as well as presents economics the way it should be done: a science grounded in understanding human action.

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The Fed Is Finally Seeing the Magnitude of the Mess It Created

Money and Banks

Blog09/22/2022

The Fed's entire "strategy" can be summed up as "hike 'til it breaks, cut 'til it inflates." That's the best all those PhDs at the Fed have managed to come up with. 

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Despite Their Hubris, Monetary Authorities Do Not Have Total Control

The FedInflationMonetary Policy

Blog09/22/2022

While officials in the White House, Treasury, and the Fed give the appearance of being in control, but in truth, they cannot undo the damage they have done.

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Do People Accept Money Because Government Endorses It?

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy

Blog09/22/2022

Why does money have value? Typical economists claim that money is valuable because the government declares it so. But that is impossible, given the true origins of money, which are best explained by Austrian economists.

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The Pandemic Is "Over," but the Feds Aren't Giving Up Their Emergency Powers

U.S. History

Blog09/21/2022

Joe Biden says the pandemic is over in an attempt to get a few more votes. But the administration certainly isn't acting like the "pandemic is over" in terms of actual policy.

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Can National Conservatism Threaten the Regime?

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog09/21/2022

NatCon featured diverse views on the Right, engaging the most pressing issues facing the civilized world. Whether National Conservatism becomes a force for good or—as the fusionism of old—becomes a vessel to grow the regime is to be seen.

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Europe Ditched Russian Energy. Now People Are Sitting in Line for Days to Buy Coal. Is Biden to Blame?

Economic PolicyGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/21/2022

Winter is approaching and Europeans are facing homes without heat, thanks to the US-led sanctions against Russia. Who will carry the blame when people freeze to death?

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