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Brexit on the Brink

Blog07/19/2018

Theresa May fails to grasp the true necessity of breaking free of the European free-loaders.

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Brexit: May’s Way Is Not The Only Way

Global Economy

Blog07/17/2018

The UK's economy is stronger than the EU and never collapsed as a result of the Brexit vote — as was predicted — but the UK is oddly acting like it needs the EU. 

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Bryan Caplan Critiques Jeff Deist on Decentralization

Decentralization and Secession

Blog07/14/2018

Yes, democracies give leaders strong incentives to adopt popular policies. But if you study public opinion, you’ll discover that neither libertarian nor wealth-creating policies are very popular.

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Balanced Budget Amendments Are Useless: Limit Taxes, Debt, and Spending Instead

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog06/18/2018

The Colorado constitution mandates voter approval of tax increases, and controls spending growth. If only we had something similar for the feds.

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Big Tech's Numbers Game Hides Many Sins

Financial MarketsMedia and CultureMoney and Banking

Blog06/13/2018

The art of financial engineering – camouflaging a rise in leverage to boost present and future earnings – is in high demand.

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Breaking the Educational Cartel

Education

Blog06/06/2018

Religious institutions are in an excellent position to undermine the state's educational institutions. Unfortunately, they're not interested. 

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Böhm-Bawerk vs. the Neoclassical School

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/23/2018

A debate between Böhm-Bawerk and John Bates Clark helps explain the foundational differences between Austrians and neoclassical monetarists. 

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Bernie’s (Latest) Boondoggle

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog05/08/2018

If Sanders's job-guarantee program were adopted, the only silver lining to the dark cloud is that it would provide additional evidence that government programs don’t work.

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Baby Alfie, the Latest Victim of Omnipotent Government

Big GovernmentHealthLegal System

Blog04/30/2018

 Ever since Plato, supporters of big government have sought to put government in charge of the lives of children

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Bring Back Interest Rates!

04/17/2018Power & Market

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