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Politics Has Infected Everything in Our Society, Especially the Media

Economic PolicyMedia and CultureProgressivism


Modern American media has become so politicized that a once-venerable institution now cannot be trusted.

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Praxeology with Good Huemer

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology


Philosopher Michael Huemer creates a challenge to the a priori methodology, but David Gordon answers the bell.

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Private Corporations Don't Cause Price Inflation. Governments Do.


Governments never curb inflation because they benefit from it. Money creation is never neutral and disproportionately benefits the only monopolistic player in the economy: the state

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Progressives Have Corrupted Not Only Money, but Its History as Well

Economic PolicyWorld HistoryMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought


Social democrats are so desperate to cast off limits on government that they'll embrace anything that justifies their ambitions. So they invent theories of money that are very, very wrong.  

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Price Inflation Slowed to 3 Percent. That's Still Far Too High.


Three percent annual price inflation for ten years is a loss of purchasing power of 34 percent in what is already a disastrous inflationary environment. This is not "victory over price inflation."

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Pennsylvania Legislators Want Higher Unemployment, Government Dependency, and Crime

Economic PolicyLabor and WagesUnemployment


Pennsylvania legislators don't claim to be putting people out of work or killing job opportunities. They claim they just want workers to earn more pay.

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Paleoconservatives Need Better Critics

AnarchyEconomic FreedomMedia and CultureU.S. History


To seriously threaten the regime, one must attack it at its roots. This would require rejecting the modern civil rights legal regime, something modern Buckleyite conservatives and James Lindsay-style liberals are not interested in, and unites paleoconservatives and paleolibertarians.

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Producers, Not Consumers, Are the Engine of Economic Growth

Booms and BustsCentral BanksInflationKeynesMonetary Policy


The Keynesian prescription for an economic downturn is for government to increase spending to improve so-called aggregate demand. In reality, this is a recipe for worsening the recession.

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