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Austrian Monetary Theory vs. Federal Reserve Inflation Targeting

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog8 hours ago
When a central bank sets a two-percent price inflation target as a guide for monetary policy, it is targeting an arbitrary construction of economic statisticians.

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A Tale of Two "Deflationary" Booms — The Gilded Age vs. Today

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/18/2017
Today's easy-money-fueled economic "boom" doesn't compare well to booms of the past.

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A New Murray Rothbard Book

Media and Culture

Lew Rockwell has great news: a brand-new Murray Rothbard book on The Progressive Era. And do we need it!

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A Flat Tax Is Not More "Efficient" Than a Tax System with Loopholes

Taxes and SpendingValue and Exchange

Blog08/10/2017
If we want taxpayers to be more efficient, we should be giving them more tax loopholes. Closing loopholes has the opposite effect.

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A Mixed Hero: A Libertarian Reassessment of Elon Musk

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog07/23/2017
The fact that the state hands out money to entrepreneurs like Elon Musk is a problem that is best solved by focusing our ire not on people like Musk — but on the state itself.

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An Interview with Bettina Bien Greaves

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog07/21/2017
In celebration of her 100th birthday, an interview with Bettina Bien Greaves.

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Abolish the ATF

Decentralization and SecessionLegal System

Blog07/10/2017
Unfortunately, the Trump administration recently sent the ATF in to "assist" Chicago police with local gun laws. Trump should be trying to abolish the ATF instead.

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Anti-Cash Fanaticism in Scandinavia

Blog07/07/2017
With very little mainstream press coverage, the Danish government in May stated its intention to ban cash from its largest prisons.

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A Look at Uncertainty in the UK, Post-Election

Capital and Interest Theory

06/27/2017FedWatch
It's becoming increasingly clear the Bank of England is sticking to an uncomfortably aggressive quantitative easing program.

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