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Asset Prices Are Prices Too

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/12/2017
Inflation is alive and kicking, and it is currently raging in asset price increases.

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Government Should Leave Bakers Alone

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Entrepreneur

Blog12/12/2017
Even if the bakery wins in this case, its victory will only protect those businesses acting on a “sincere religious conviction.” That's a bad thing.

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The Fed's Great Unwind: Will It Sink Us?

The Fed

12/08/2017The Austrian
Rather than look to the Fed for solutions, a more practical approach is to demystify the Fed’s damaging effect on the economy sooner rather than later.

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Minimum Wage Laws Have Many Victims

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/01/2017
Employers, workers, and consumers are all hurt when minimum wages are imposed on markets.

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Is North Korea Really a "State Sponsor of Terrorism"?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/28/2017
Trump's latest move on North Korea is much more about domestic politics than actual national defense.

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Are Markets Really as Calm as they Seem?

Booms and BustsMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2017
Given its track record, there is little reason to expect that the Fed won’t mess things up this time.

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We Need More Tax Breaks for Education

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/14/2017
Supporters of quality education must advance policies aimed at giving Americans control over their education dollars.

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Don't Mix Politics and Climate Science

The EnvironmentSubjectivism

Blog11/14/2017
Poor societies cannot afford to care about the environment.

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GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/06/2017
Politicians love the inflation tax because it allows them to increase taxes without having to vote for higher rates.

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Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!

The Fed

Blog10/24/2017
President Trump’s embrace of status quo monetary policy could prove fatal to both his presidency and the American economy.

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