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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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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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In What Way Are Political Representatives Representative?

Political Theory

Blog05/12/2018

Is it possible to represent a constituency of people who hold varying and diverse opinions without betraying some of those same constituents?

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Is "Social Entrepreneurship" the Next "Social Justice"?

Entrepreneurship

Blog05/01/2018

Contrary to much recent scholarship, there is no difference in kind between “social” entrepreneurship and mundane entrepreneurship.

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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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Introduction to the Civil War

U.S. History

04/18/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton introduces the third season of Historical Controversies.

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Improving Expectations Won't Improve the Reality of Economic Conditions

Booms and Busts

Blog04/06/2018

Central banks can put in motion a prolonged deviation of expectations from the facts of reality. But they can't keep it up forever. 

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Incrementalism and Gun Control

03/27/2018Power & Market

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In Defense of "Extreme Apriorism"

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

03/22/2018Books
The stimulating methodological controversy between Machlup and Hutchison proves that there are sometimes more than two sides to every question.

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