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Free Trade is Pro-Middle Class and Pro-Family

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog03/14/2019

The benefits of free trade extend far beyond mere monetary gain. Free trade builds community, makes family life more affordable, and reinforces the importance of peace.

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Natural and Neutral Rates of Interest in Theory and Policy Formulation

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

03/13/2019Mises Daily Articles
The so-called "art of central banking" lies in picking the "right" target interest rate. But, there's no way to know the "correct" rate without giving markets freedom from central bankers.
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The Next Step in Social Security’s Ponzi Scheme

Blog03/13/2019

Social Security has always been a scheme to pile costs on future workers for the benefit of current retirees. Now Congress wants to make things even worse.

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The Eurozone is Slowing, and the ECB Isn't Prepared

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog03/12/2019

The European central bank has no ammunition left with which to address any serious economic downturn.

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China's Slowdown is Exposing the Cracks in the Global Economy

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog03/06/2019

Since 2008, China has amassed a mountain of debt, and continues to operate countless "zombie" companies and money-losing factories.

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Carabini's Liberty, Dicta and Force

03/04/2019Power & Market

"Those in government see solutions to problems they are certain will work. Yet …when their solutions are adopted and enforced the problems either get worse or create other problems worse than the ones for which the solution was designed."

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Laurence Vance on Libertarianism

03/03/2019Power & Market

Laurence Vance has written a valuable collection of essays on libertarianism

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The Great Murray Rothbard

Blog03/02/2019

Today would have been the 93rd birthday of Murray Rothbard, a creative genius and champion of liberty.

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