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The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

01/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Melman was associated with the left, but his analysis of the warfare state is very libertarian and deserves wider dissemination.
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The GOP's Tax Reform Offers No Relief from the Inflation Tax

Blog01/10/2018
Ongoing inflation offers the state many opportunities to collect even more from taxpayers.

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Free State Kansas

U.S. History

01/10/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses how the Kansas territory turned in favor of the Free State settlers.

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Will the Dollar Survive the Rise of the Yuan and the End of the Petrodollar?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/10/2018
The dollar’s hegemony is being directly challenged by China, which is not shy about promoting her own currency as her preferred settlement medium.

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The Net Worth of Americans Still Hasn't Recovered from the Last Recession

01/09/2018Power & Market

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State of the Nation: Progressives, Conservatives, and Trump

Political Theory

Blog01/09/2018
One year into Trump’s term and one political constant remains: belief in and enforcement of intrusive government.

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On-Duty Police Deaths Were Near a 50-Year Low in 2017

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog01/09/2018
Government policing is becoming less hazardous. It is also safer than being a roofer, farmer, or pilot.

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The Constitution Does What it Was Written To Do — Expand Government Power

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/09/2018
The purposely open-ended Commerce Clause and deliberately nebulous phrases such as “general welfare” are in there for a reason.

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The Swiss Franc and The Euro: What Now?

Money and Banking

Blog01/09/2018
Although the Swiss central bank has ended its 2011-2016 experiment of pegging the franc to the euro, highly interventionist monetary policy continues.

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The Great Depression Tax Revolts Revisited

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryBusiness Cycles

01/08/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Beito did a great service for the scholarship of liberty and American history with his rediscovery of the Great Depression-era tax resistance movement.
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