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The G7 in Hiroshima: The Latest Attempt to Impose a Unipolar World

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyProgressivismU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


It's fitting that the G7 recently met in Hiroshima because the policies they are following are blowing up the world economy.

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The Argentinian Zombie Currency

Central BanksInflationMonetary Policy


Argentina is one of the world's poster children for hyperinflation. Unfortunately, monetary reforms aren't working because the authorities are not serious about having a sound currency.

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The GDPR Paradox: Empowering Government in the Name of Data Protection

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationDemocracyLibertarianism


The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation supposedly protects people from government data abuse. In reality, it empowers governments.

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To Avarice No Sanction

Economic FreedomPhilosophySocialism


What many people call government generosity Leonard Read called avarice.

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Technology Is Meaningless without Entrepreneurship

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship


While many believe that technology is key to a growing economy, technology is useless without entrepreneurship, which develops uses for technology.

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The Republicans' Fiscal Irresponsibility Act

Taxes and Spending


The Republicans' "Fiscal Responsibility Act" allows the government to continue adding trillions of dollars of debt that will be monetized by the Federal Reserve.

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The Market Process Is Not a Knowledge Problem

HayekCalculation and KnowledgePricesProduction Theory


While F.A. Hayek's famous 1945 essay effectively critiques the "perfect information" hypothesis, it is an inadequate explanation of the issue of economic calculation.

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The Attack on the Western Tradition


A free society depends on certain principles, and Western thinkers—including many "dead white males"—played a major role in their development.

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