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Assessing Angela Merkel's Legacy

Blog01/14/2019

From unemployment, to immigration, to banking, many of Angela Merkel's policies have planted ticking time bombs in the German economy and in German politics.

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Real Tax Rates in the 60s Were Much Lower than Ocasio-Cortez Thinks

Blog01/12/2019

Marginal tax rates in the 1950s and 1960s don't reflect how much wealthy taxpayers actually paid in taxes. They paid far less than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks.

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Furloughed Federal Employees are Still Paid More Than You

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/12/2019

Federal workers are paid so much more (17 percent more) than private sector workers, they could lose almost nine weeks of pay, never receive back pay, and still be better paid than their private-sector colleagues.

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Trump's "Gut Feeling"

01/12/2019Power & Market

Trump’s gut has it right. The stock market is in trouble and he knows he needs to blame someone — Fed Chair Jerome Powell — early and often.

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Joe Salerno on Mises and Nationalism

ImmigrationPrivate Property

01/11/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Dr. Joe Salerno examine Ludwig von Mises's views on nationalism and immigration.
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Still Fighting the Last War Against Socialism

01/11/2019Power & Market

Why does socialism keep cropping up, and why people keep falling for something so patently evil and unworkable?

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The Government Shutdown Exposes Another Reason to Abolish the TSA

Blog01/11/2019

There is no evidence that the TSA makes air travel safer, but the federalization of airport security in 2002 has made airport security more fragile and unmanageable in the face of a government "shutdown."

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