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Covid Tyranny Destroys the Myth of "Liberal Democracy"

Big GovernmentThe Police State


It wasn’t "fascism" or "Russia" that normalized lockdowns, mandates, and massive whirlwind profits to politically connected cronies in the West—it was the alleged defenders of "liberal democracy." 

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Cuba: The Dictatorship and the "Blockade" Lie

World History


All the propaganda that whitewashes the Cuban dictatorship is based on two lies: the nonexistent “blockade” and the allegedly excellent “public health.”

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Canada's Left Is Pushing Some Albertans to See the Benefits of Secession

Decentralization and Secession


The present Trudeau administration has continued straining economic relations with the western provinces. And the government’s tough lockdowns have heightened polarization in Canadian politics,

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Canada's Wait Times for Healthcare Are Huge. Activists Blame Free Markets.



Canada's "private" long-term care homes are anything but private. But the fact a small sliver of the marketplace is allowed to charge fees for services means activists want even more socialized medicine. 

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Consumer Expectations Don't Tell Us Much about the Real State of the Economy

U.S. Economy


In a free, unhampered market economy, individuals’ expectations are likely to correspond to the facts of reality. But we live in an economy where central banks routinely distort market signals and deceive the public. 

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Carl Menger Explains the Nature of Goods

Value and Exchange


Menger's contribution is famous beyond Austrian economics, because it was one of the fundamental works of the subjective value theory and of marginal analysis. 

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Canadian Healthcare: A Half Century of Broken Promises



The Canadian government promises to make healthcare available to all. Yet Canadians are forced to endure long and deadly wait times for treatment. And it's getting worse. 

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Can the Dollar Survive Both Cryptocurrencies and China?

Money and Banks

The outcome of today's currency race is uncertain. The credibility of the leading fiat currencies has suffered substantially. Their instability has fueled crises and weakened growth, so the demand for an alternative store of value is high. 

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