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Week in Review: April 29, 2017

Legal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/28/2017
Socialism has long relied upon propagandists seeking to disguise their desire for power under the false banner of intellectualism.

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Auto Loans: The Next Debt Bubble?

Booms and BustsU.S. Economy

Blog04/18/2017
The auto-loan market has recently ballooned, but the delinquency data raises questions about how much longer these spending habits can last.

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Week in Review: April 15, 2017

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/14/2017
This week, President Trump decided Candidate Trump was wrong about the Federal Reserve,

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Trump Betrays His Base On The Fed

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2017
Trump has made it clear that he understands the Fed’s low-interest-rate policy has very real consequences beyond Wall Street.

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How Trump Will Make the Trade Deficit Worse

Free MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog04/12/2017
Several of President Trump’s proposals, such as increasing military spending, will make the trade deficits even bigger.

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War is the Continuation of Trumpism by Other Means

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/07/2017
Trump was never a peace candidate, and his protectionist ideology could only ever have led to war.

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Trump’s Goldman Guys Are Dangerous

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog04/05/2017
Trump campaigned on cutting taxes, but Steve Mnuchin and Gary Cohn desire "revenue neutral" reform, including a possible VAT.

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Why We Don't Need Macroeconomic Data in a Free Economy

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog04/03/2017
In a free economy, entrepreneurs don't need economy-wide data to make good business decisions. Macro data really only serves the needs of government.

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Why Special Interests Sacrifice the Future for Short-Term Gain

U.S. EconomyPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog04/02/2017
When they ignore basic economics, special interest groups sacrifice the well-being of their future members in exchange for short-term gains.

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Steve Bannon Dismisses Austrian Economics

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog03/27/2017
Bannon's notion that the GOP conference is full of ideologues, much less libertarian ideologues, is just flat false.

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