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Central Bankers Are Gaslighting Us about the "Strong Dollar"

Money and BanksU.S. History

Blog09/20/2022

US central bankers are guilty of much, but it's not their fault that central bankers elsewhere are so often even worse and have made their currencies weak compared to the dollar. 

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Does Capitalism Itself Create Economic Instability or Is Central Banking the Culprit?

Booms and BustsCapitalismKeynes

Blog09/20/2022

Post-Keynesians believe that capitalism is internally unstable, leading to necessary intervention by the central bank. Austrians see that as backward reasoning, as policies by the central bank to create credit from nothing is the problem

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Practicing Politics as Self-Defense

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentStrategy

Blog09/20/2022

Because government is predatory, it may seem ironic then to use the political system as a means of protecting one's own property, family, and loved ones. But there are times when such a strategy makes sense.

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Five Keys to Professional and Personal Development

Blog09/19/2022

Do these things to stand apart from your peers.

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Three Cheers for Hoppe

AnarchyDemocracy

The long knives are out for Hans Hoppe again, but the accusations, this time in Mother Jones, miss the mark badly.

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War and Competition between States

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog09/19/2022

"War acknowledges no limit to the sacrifices which [the state] may demand of a nation, and governments must necessarily have an equal power of compelling those sacrifices."

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Declassify Everything!

Bureaucracy and RegulationLibertarianism

Blog09/19/2022

Instead of worrying about which documents Donald Trump may or may not have had in his Florida home, the real issue is the proliferation of state secrets that should not be secrets at all.

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Germany's (and Europe's) Self-Inflicted Upcoming Energy Crunch

Global EconomyStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/19/2022

At the urging of the United States, Germany and other European governments have levied sanctions against Russia. In reality, these governments have levied sanctions against themselves and their citizens.

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