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Glorious Tax Season

Taxes and Spending

Blog04/14/2017
Tax season is here. This is a time to celebrate. No, I mean it. But not because the State makes its claim on our hard-earned monies known.

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How Government Meddles in Your Easter Chocolate

Big Government

Blog04/14/2017
Thanks to protectionism, consumers in the West pay higher prices for chocolate — and African workers get lower wages.

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We're All Dictators Now

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/13/2017
Riszard Legutko contends that the democratic socialists have been far more successful at destroying freedom than the Soviet communists ever were.

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Danger: Federal Tax Revenue Growth Falls to 80-Month Low

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/13/2017
The last time federal receipts fell like this was in July 2008, shortly before the financial crisis.

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Danielle DiMartino Booth: Inside the Fed

The Fed

04/13/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Danielle DiMartino Booth talk about her years watching Ivy League PhDs make gross and fundamental errors in an almost comically cloistered environment.

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Dimon and Kashkari Clash on the Health of Banks

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

04/13/2017FedWatch
The Fed's Neel Kashkari and JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon recently sparred over the health of banks. How much loss can the banks absorb?

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Trump Betrays His Base On The Fed

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2017
Trump has made it clear that he understands the Fed’s low-interest-rate policy has very real consequences beyond Wall Street.

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How Trump Will Make the Trade Deficit Worse

Free MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog04/12/2017
Several of President Trump’s proposals, such as increasing military spending, will make the trade deficits even bigger.

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RIP Will Grigg

Blog04/12/2017
Will Grigg, full name William Norman Grigg, passed away today after a series of hospitalizations.

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The World According to Trump: The Anti-Globalist Agenda

Global Economy

04/12/2017The Austrian
Trump’s attitude to Europe is nothing short of revolutionary. With a few words, he seems to have torn up decades of US State Department policy.

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