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Week in Review: June 24, 2017

Labor and WagesLegal SystemMedia and CultureMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog5 hours ago
While the Federal Reserve is desperate to depict an optimistic vision for the global economy, their fellow central bankers aren't buying it.

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What Derek Carr’s Contract Teaches Us about Wall Street and Income Inequality

The FedMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog19 hours ago
Until we abolish the Fed, Wall Street will continue to dominate the economy even more than Bill Belicheck has the dominated NFL.

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Mobility and Nobility

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog06/13/2017
In this review of two new books on social class, Theordore Dalrymple examines some of the realities that frustrate the efforts of the egalitarians.

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Week in Review: June 10, 2017

Global EconomyHealthMedia and CultureU.S. Economy

Blog06/09/2017
The economics of Ludwig von Mises really is something different and revolutionary.

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Ludwig von Mises Understood "Meme Magic"

Media and Culture

Blog06/06/2017
Recent history shows that both force and money are impotent against memes.

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Individuals, Reason, and Action

Media and CulturePraxeology

Blog06/05/2017
It is always the individual who thinks. Society does not think any more than it eats or drinks.

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The Cultural Consequences of the Federal Reserve

From the ArchivesMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/01/2017
Our inflation and debt-based system encourages our society to adopt a short-term perspective.

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ESPN and the Bursting of the Sports Bubble

Media and CultureMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/23/2017
ESPN is losing 10,000 customers per day, and this means big trouble for all of the sports entities that depend upon the big payouts that ESPN provides.

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Why Socialism Promotes "Free Love" Over Family

Media and Culture

It is no accident that the rise of free love in the U.S. accompanied the rise of the fully developed welfare state.

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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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