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Jacob Lindsey: NFL Hopeful from Harvard on Why He Loves Austrian Economics

Media and CultureStrategy

09/15/2017Audio/Video
Jake Lindsey joins Jeff Deist for a candid interview about Jake's two passions: football and Austrian economics.

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Keynes: A Master of Confused and Confusing Prose

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/13/2017
A careful reading of Keynes's 'General Theory' suggests its unintelligible prose may be an effort to appear erudite while saying little of value.

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Why Is the Euro Still Gaining Against the Dollar?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

09/12/2017FedWatch
The ECB has been trying to weaken the Euro. The relative weakness of the US dollar, however, continues to make the Euro look good by comparison.

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America's Two Democracies

Political Theory

Blog08/29/2017
Government has a measure of control over markets, but the ultimate results are determined by the minute-to-minute decisions of the buyers and customers.

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Distraction as Political Strategy

Blog08/29/2017
Is it a coincidence that while we are fighting about Confederate monuments, we are not focusing on the real plight of the poor and middle class?

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Are Central Banks Nationalising the Economy?

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

08/24/2017FedWatch
Massive monetization of debt is just a way of perpetuating and strengthening the crowding-out effect of the public sector over the private sector.

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People’s QE? It's Venezuela with Tea and Cakes

Money and Banking

Blog08/18/2017
Jeremy Corbyn's "People's QE" is just the Argentinian model and the Venezuelan model disguised in Anglo-Saxon terms.

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The Rise of Zombie Companies — And Why It Matters

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

08/08/2017FedWatch
A zombie company merely survives thanks to the constant refinancing of its debt. Thanks to central banks, their numbers are alarmingly large.

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Europe's Unsustainable Welfare State

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog07/14/2017
The EU average tax burden on workers is 44.9%. The average worker in the EU spends half a year working for the tax man. This is not sustainable.

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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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