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The Bretton Woods Institutions and the Accelerated Dystopian Transformation of the Food Industry

AntipoliticsBureaucracy and RegulationGlobal Economy

Blog09/06/2022

Global elites are relentless in their desire to recreate the world in their own image. As they turn toward food production, expect their bungling to cause huge shortages of food and worse.

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Does Reducing Unemployment through Government Spending Boost the Economy?

Booms and BustsKeynesUnemployment

Blog09/06/2022

The standard Keynesian play is to increase government spending in order to reduce unemployment and increase economic growth. Here's why it consistently fails.

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Money but Were Afraid to Ask

Money and Banks

Blog09/05/2022

What is money? Thorsten Polleit explains in a brilliant lecture delivered in Prague.

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When Honesty Is Disincentivized, Don't Be Surprised That Trickery Abounds

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomLegal SystemProperty Rights

Blog09/03/2022

Economists often deplore the corruption in developing countries, but when institutions are corrupt, don't expect people to have the incentive to be honest.

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The Praxeological Origins of the Price System

CoordinationFree MarketsMonetary Policy

Blog09/02/2022

Commodity money isn't a government creation, as so many believe. It has a definite praxeological foundation.

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