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The Death of Easy Money Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Money and Banks

Blog25 min ago

Central banks have had the chutzpah to claim credit for slowing down the rise of consumer prices. The truth is they have taken advantage of the supply boost from fading pandemic dislocations to pursue continued monetary inflation.

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The Outrageous Persecution of Julian Assange

LawThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog5 hours ago

As officials feign outrage over the death of Alexei Navalny and the jailing of Evan Gershkovich, the US government tries to imprison a journalist for breaking truly incriminating stories.

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The Awesome Verbal Punching Power of Thomas Paine

Decentralization and SecessionPoliticsU.S. HistoryWorld History


While Thomas Paine might be one of the most obscure "Founding Fathers" of this country, he was a powerful intellect who helped move people to choose liberty and independence.

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The Left's Assault on Language Is an Assault on Freedom

DemocracyMedia and CulturePoliticsProgressivism


In "progressive" America, words tend to mean the opposite of what they are supposed to, and "social justice" essentially means “not justice.” 

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To the European Union: Don't Tread on Us

EuropeImmigrationPoliticsWorld History

As the European Union becomes increasingly dominated by progressive elites, it becomes more authoritarian and contemptuous of the rights of those the Union purports to serve.

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The Western Ruling Elite: Its Development and Its Betrayal

Cronyism and CorporatismMedia and CultureProgressivismSocialism


Davos has made it clear that Western elites do not lead naturally but rather want to impose a way of life that the rest of us don't wish to live by.

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The Federal Mega-Debt is Here to Stay

Big GovernmentEconomic PolicyThe FedTaxes and Spending


Paying off the debt obviously won't happen, and the feds won't even contemplate anything that keeps the debt from getting bigger. They'll just try to inflate the debt away, so get ready for price inflation. 

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There Is Successful Governance Outside of State Power

AntipoliticsDecentralization and SecessionPlanningPrivate Property


"Government" and "state" are terms typically used synonymously these days. But good governance and good law do not require the presence of the state and its monopoly power. 

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