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Week in Review: May 20, 2017

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/19/2017
The tsunami of government spending and easy-money monetary policy shows no sign of letting up.

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Brexit Has Put EU Politicians in Panic Mode

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/15/2017
The UK is in a much better negotiating position than the EU, and the EU knows it.

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The UK Should Lead the Way on Free Trade

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
The UK should stop letting itself be blackmailed by the EU, and should simply embrace unilateral free trade.

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Week in Review: May 6, 2017

The EnvironmentGlobal EconomyMedia and CultureWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/05/2017
Donald Trump had a good week in Washington. Unfortunately, good news for politicians is often bad news for Americans.

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Venezuela Before Chavez: A Prelude to Socialist Failure

Global EconomyPrivate Property

Blog05/04/2017
The roots of Venezuela's failed regime can be found even before Hugo Chávez took office.

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China's Plan to Subvert the Global Dollar Standard

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/30/2017
Are China and Russia prepared to escalate the financial war with America? It won't be easy, but they're increasingly motivated to do so.

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Are Oil Prices to Blame for the Venezuelan Crisis?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

The Venezuelan crisis is anything but a crisis caused by the fall in oil prices.

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Is Marine Le Pen the French Donald Trump?

Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog04/21/2017

Marine Le Pen has a long way to go before she can become the French Donald Trump.

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Frédéric Bastiat Is Right (Again)

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog04/14/2017
Tariffs never benefit a nation. They do, however, often increase government revenue at the expense of everyone else.

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Capital Flows and Ricardo's Law

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog04/10/2017
Ricardo's law of comparative advantage is only part of the story when it comes to understanding the benefits of free trade.

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