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Is the Sky Falling?

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/22/2017
We believe in liberty, not fate. The sky falls only if we let it.

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"Priming the Pump" Won't Create Real Wealth

Capital and Interest Theory

Blog05/22/2017
Many economists believe the economy can be "jump-started" with some monetary and fiscal stimulus. Unfortunately, this only creates bubbles.

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The Drug War: Will the Trump Administration OD on Authoritarianism?

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog05/22/2017
Jeff Sessions has a history of fanatical devotion to the drug war, but his stance is at odds with the reality of the drug war’s failure.

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How Economists Destroyed Pre-World War II Germany

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMonetary Theory

Blog05/22/2017
Monetary history proves that no nation can afford to treat economic theory with contempt.

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3 Ways the Critics Get Praxeology Wrong

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/21/2017
Many critics of Mises are attacking a caricature of what Mises called praxeology — which is simply logic applied to human choice, or action.

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Jeff Deist: Is the Sky Falling?

Media and CultureStrategyU.S. Economy

05/20/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist gives his assessment of the Trump economy.

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Litigation and Regulation

Blog05/19/2017
True regulatory reform requires the recognition, extension, and proper adjudication of property rights.

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Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

Political Theory

Blog05/18/2017
Venezuela represents one of the left's greatest victories against so-called neoliberalism. Oddly, they don't seem to be bragging about it.

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How Magical is the Keynesian Multiplier?

Money and BankingOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/18/2017
Real wealth comes from greater production and saving. More spending — especially when spurred by printing money — doesn't make us rich.

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The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog05/18/2017
Perhaps it’s time to finally consider the true costs of America's current wars in lives lost, dollars spent, and opportunities squandered.

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