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Is China and the Yuan the Future of Venezuela?

Global EconomySocialismInterventionism

Blog05/23/2018

The realities of modern Venezuela, combined with the global ambitions of China, could make a deal between the two countries a logical outcome. 

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Anderson, Hazlitt, and the Quantity Theory of Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

05/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It was Benjamin Anderson who injected in Hazlitt a radical distaste of inflationary policies and paper money.
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The Racist History of Gun Control

Big GovernmentLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/22/2018

The first attempts at gun control were aimed at disarming minorities. This has continued throughout American history.

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7 Reasons Why European Banks Are in Trouble

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/17/2018

When interest rates increase in the future, busts and losses for banks will follow.

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Iran Sanctions a Reminder of How America Militarized the Financial System

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

Blog05/14/2018

Europe must identify ways to limit their dependence on the US financial system – or else indeed be reduced to de facto-vassal status to DC.

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Americans Pay for Washington Secrecy

05/09/2018Power & Market

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Japan Abandons the 2-Percent Inflation Standard

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/09/2018

Contrary to what the Keynesians will say, a stronger yen could be good for Japan. 

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The EU's Backdoor Path to a Unified Superstate

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/08/2018

Thanks to the defeat of the more fiscally responsible member states, the EU has become a de facto transfer union. 

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James Comey’s Forgotten Rescue of Bush-Era Torture

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog05/01/2018

James Comey and his allies in the media are trying to whitewash his record on torture. 

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Is the Eurocrisis Over?

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog04/30/2018

There are several reasons why the euro crisis is far from being over and government finances still unsustainable.

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